Also to the daughters of Mr. Codyngton, and 10 marcs to poor scholars.
The next year the friar was in debt to the extent of 100 marcs.
Whenever the word dollar is used, its value must be taken at three marcs courant, or about 3s.
Berkeley receives 200 marcs and Chaucer 100; the sums are to be paid out of the war subsidy voted by Parliament the year before.
Each operation may be conveniently finished in twelve hours; so that each alembic may refine with ease 160 marcs daily.
In metals of five to six marcs and a half per monton (of the average richness of Zacatecas), 16 lbs.
In the second column I give the marcs due, and paid on this occasion, on the old assessment (servitium debitum).
One coronal of gold, and sundry precious stones, valued at one hundred marcs.
We stayed with them forty-seven days, and obtained from them 119 marcs of pearls for very little merchandise in exchange.