Phelim and his followers committed much depredation in Ulster on the pretext of reducing the Scots; and he attempted without success to take Drogheda, being compelled by Ormonde to raise the siege in April 1642.
Elizabeth at last authorized Sussex to take the field against Shane, but two several expeditions failed to accomplish anything except some depredation in O'Neill's country.
Each farm was matched with a similar farm nearby without wolf depredation.
depredation of deer, particularly red deer.
The UK is seen globally as a soft touch and people will suffer almost any depredation to get into the country.