chapter  XXII
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How Balthezar de Chaves fell upon the Fortress of Lafeta and destroyed it &c:

When the fortress was garrisoned, he notified Balthezar de Chaves, who set sail with the Armada flaunting its flags and banners in sight of the enemy’s encampment. Within a few days he reached LafetA, where his arrival caused little concern on land, because besides having there the beft men that there were in all the Persian Coaft, its Captain was a Moor so arrogant, that he said that he would have preflfered to have seen there all the Power of Portugal rather than the scanty force which came in that Armada.