The Famous Voyage Of Sir Francis Drake Into The South Sea, And Therehence About The Whole Globe Of The Earth, Begun In The Year Of Our Lord 1577 Narrative By Francis Pretty









































































 -  Being returned to our ships, our
General departed hence the 31st of this month, and sailed by the
island of - Page 6
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Being Returned To Our Ships, Our General Departed Hence The 31st Of This Month, And Sailed By The Island Of Santiago, But Far Enough From The Danger Of The Inhabitants, Who Shot And Discharged At Us Three Pieces; But They All Fell Short Of Us, And Did Us No Harm.

The island is fair and large, and, as it seemeth, rich and fruitful, and inhabited by the Portugals; but

The mountains and high places of the island are said to be possessed by the Moors, who having been slaves to the Portugals, to ease themselves, made escape to the desert places of the island, where they abide with great strength. Being before this island, we espied two ships under sail, to the one of which we gave chase, and in the end boarded her with a ship-boat without resistance; which we found to be a good prize, and she yielded unto us good store of wine. Which prize our General committed to the custody of Master Doughty; and retaining the pilot, sent the rest away with his pinnace, giving them a butt of wine and some victuals, and their wearing clothes, and so they departed. The same night we came with the island called by the Portugals /Ilha do Fogo/, that is, the burning island; in the north side whereof is a consuming fire. The matter is said to be of sulphur, but, notwithstanding, it is like to be a commodious island, because the Portugals have built, and do inhabit there.

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