chapter  XVI
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How the General Habadulaçao arrived with the Persian Army, and besieged the Fortress &c:

After the 15th of June 16211 had passed, there arrived a spy with news of how Habadulacao was coming againft the fort with 25,000 Persians, all of whom were very desirous of taking the field againft the Portuguese. The Captain-Major forthwith pro­ ceeded to embark 400 families of the native inhabitants of the island together with their flocks for Ormuz, and Arabia, left they should suffer the horrors of war through remaining loyal to the Portuguese.