A sum paid for killing or capturing a person or animal
A ship of the British navy on which in 1789 part of the crew, led by Fletcher Christian, mutinied against their commander, William Bligh, and set him adrift in an open boat with eighteen companions
the cartel's leader paid a bounty for each policeman killed
A person who pursues a criminal for whom a reward is offered
(In the UK) a sum of money given from royal funds to a mother who had had a multiple birth of three or more
In the reign of a queen, the term for King's bounty.
Duties called ‘first fruits and tenths’, payable originally to the Pope but made payable to the Crown by Henry VIII, and directed by Queen Anne in 1704 to be used to augment the livings of the poorer clergy