Prizes taken by Ships other than ships of war to be droits of Admiralty.
The French had signified pretty loudly at the revolution their national opposition to a conscription, and to the droits runis.
Under the empire he was receiver of the droits runis at Nancy, and lost his money in 1814 in raising a levy of volunteers.
All derelicts found without the limits by Cinque Port vessels are droits of admiralty.
The Droits de L'Homme had drifted towards the land—broadside on—a tremendous surf beating over her.
His bold denial of the sovereign's right to the droits of the Admiralty, in 1812, will not soon be forgotten.
The droits increased, but were not properly collected until 1724.
The droits de bottage et de cuissage alone are enough to prove that.
The amount of corn shipped was evidently small, the droits being insufficient to keep the pier in repair.
Antoine laughed at him: "C'est mon souper:" but it was no laughing matter; it was a question of the droits runis.