Ormuz Khan gracefully threw himself upon a divan to the right of this open door.
Affonso de Albuquerque took Ormuz in 1509 and Gôa next year.
He knew that Ormuz Khan must finally and definitely disappear.
He was killed at the siege of Ormuz, in the East Indies, 1622.
All the ships in this harbour were burnt, except two from Ormuz having very rich cargoes, which were carried away.
He swore at the time of his first repulse at Ormuz that he would return, and he did.
As had happened at Ormuz, his captains did not share his views.
The Portuguese were hemmed in at Ormuz by a greatly superior English force.
This was why Albuquerque laid such weight on the necessity of building a fortress at Ormuz, and of endeavouring to capture Aden.
"Ormuz Khan was merely unfamiliar with English customs," she retorted.