I. Honors Fame in Trivmph Riding Volume 17, No. 1

I. Honors Fame in Trivmph Riding Volume 17, No. 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1881 edition. Excerpt: ...his Forces by sending anie to Cascais, and keeping a Remainder behinde, fithence he saw them, the day before, so boldly sally upon his whole Armie, and knew that they were stronger of Soldiers within the Towne than hee was without: And that, before our returne could be from Cascais, that they expected more supplies from all places of Souldiers, for the Duke of Bragantia, and Don Francisco de Toledo were looked for u/ith great reliefe. l/Vhereupon his conclusion was that, if the 3ooo promised came not that night, to march wholly away the next morning. It may bee here demanded, why a matter of so great moment should be so slenderlie regarded, as that the Generall should march with such an Armie against such an Enemie, before hee knewe either the fulnes of his owne strength, or certaine meanes how he should abide the place, when he should come to it? Wherein I pray you remember the decree made in the Councell at Peuicha, and confirmed by publique protestation the first day of our march, that our Navie should meete us in the river of Lisbone, in the which was the store of all our provisions, and so the mean of our tariance in that place, which came not, thogh we continued till we had no Munition left to eiitertaine a verie finall fight. NVe are also to consider, that the King of Portingall (whether carried away with imagination by the advertisements hee received from the Portingalls, or willing by any promise to bring such an Armie into his Countrie, thereby to put his fortune once more in triall) assured the Generall, that uppon his first landing, there would be a revolt of his subjects: wherof there was some hope given at our first entrie to Pmic/za, by the manner of the yeelding of that Towne and Fort, which made the Generall thinke it...show more

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