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Goa, Diu, and Cambaia. GOA is the principall city that the Portugals have in the Indies, where is resident the Viceroy with his Court and ministers of the King of Portugall. From Ormus to Goa is nine hundred foure score and ten miles distance, in which passage the first city that you come to in the Indies, isGoa is nine hundred foure score and ten miles distance, in which passage the first city that you come to in the Indies, is called Diu, and is situate in a little Iland in the kingdome of Cambaia, which is the greatest strength that the Portugals have in all the Indies, yet a small city, but of great trade, because there they lade very many great ships for the straights of Mecca and Ormus with marchandise, and these shippes belong to the Moores and Ch
e is great profit. The barks that lade in Cambaietta go for Diu to ade the ships that go from thence
for the streights of Mecca
and Ormus, and some go to
Chaul and Goa: and these ships be very wel appointed,
or els are guarded by the Armada of the Portugals, for
that there are many Corsaries or Pyrats which goe coursing alongst th