But he abused his omnipotent position, and his depredations frequently brought him to the verge of ruin.
When Charles lef t Germany a few weeks later, Albert renewed his depredations in Franconia.
The old Tajik element of Persia is not so evident in Makran as it is farther north; and the Karak pirates whose depredations led to the invasion of India and the conquest of Sind, seem to have disappeared altogether.
Landed at Calais in October; and a great part of the country was exposed to double depredations from the English and the Navarrese troops.
Du Guesclin undertook to free France from the depredations of the "free companies," mercenary soldiers put out of employment by the cessation of the war.