Among the New Mexicans were a Ute raised in captivity by New Mexicans and a New Mexican raised in captivity among the Utes until his family were able to ransom him.
The enemy was allowed, if they could, to ransom their enslaved women and children.
So some pirates now take hostages instead of ships or cargo, and ransom them for tens of thousands of dollars.
He maintained that he had no money to pay the ransom demanded and that it was a case of mistaken identity.
The objectification of women is further underscored by Bacon's seizing them as captives for ransom .
he was demanding millions of pounds in ransom
Disillusioned and discouraged, there was nothing to do, but stay in France and hope for another battle of Crécy or Poieters to come his way, and with it, a chance to capture a French noble for ransom .
The Athenians suffered 1,000 casualties, the Thebans more; Athenian prisoners were released without payment, whereas Thebes had to ransom its men.
‘We will ransom them, of course,’ Lombard said.
It was he who through his manipulation and deception engineered the capture and ransom of my beloved daughter.