The earl was killed in battle and Marshal captured, but he would later be ransomed by the queen herself.
After some adventures of a rather dubious character he was ransomed, but continued to travel for some years.
It was first thought that the foes had carried them off to be ransomed.
You saints shall answer with the light of life sealed on every ransomed brow.
Here some of the prisoners were ransomed, but many others could not bring in their money.
He was captured eight years ago, and after the lapse of two years he was ransomed by his father.
The Gould Concession had ransomed its way through all those years.
But of these only 740 reached Florence, the rest having escaped or been ransomed.
That night a ransomed one went away from the earth, and God took him.
He disdained to allow his captives in war to be ransomed, but impaled them, men and women, upon stakes.
c.1200, "sum paid for the release of a prisoner or captured man," from Old French ranson (Modern French rançon), earlier raenson "ransom, redemption," from Latin redemptionem (nominative redemptio) "a redeeming," from redimere (see redeem).