Merks sentence example

merks
  • In September he surprised and routed Montrose at Philiphaugh near Selkirk, and was rewarded by the committee of estates with a present of -50,000 merks and a gold chain; but his victory was marred by the butchery of the captured Irish - men, women and children - to whom quarter had been given.
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  • In 1209 he promised to purchase John's goodwill with 15,000 merks, and gave hostages.
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  • Alexander (1260) won the western isles and the Isle of Man from Norway, paying 4000 merks, and promising a yearly rent of 100 merks.
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  • In October 1357 David was permitted to return to Scotland, giving hostages and promising ioo,000 merks in ten yearly payments.
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