maritima Angliae (m<<schwa>>-rit-<<schwa>>-m<<schwa>> ang-glee-ee). [Law Latin] Hist. 1.The seacoast. 2. The Crown’s sea revenue, as from wreckage and from whales or sturgeons cast ashore. • The revenue was formerly collected by sheriffs and later by the Lord High Admiral.

[Blacks Law 8th]