East Indies: April 1606

Pages 143-144

Calendar of State Papers Colonial, East Indies, China and Japan, Volume 2, 1513-1616. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1864.

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April 1606

April 9/19.
348. Nevill Davis to Salisbury. It is thought that Don Luis de Fachard is ready to leave Lisbon with 28 galleons and other small vessels to accompany seven caracks to the East Indies, and having secured them from 50 sail of Hollanders which lie about the rock, they will drive them from the coast if they can. The Hollanders there are a great annoyance to Spain. [Extract from Correspondence, Spain.]