Captain Cuellar's Adventures in Connacht by Hugh Allingham, Francisco de Cuellar, Robert Crawford

By Hugh Allingham, Francisco de Cuellar, Robert Crawford

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98 ; 25, i. 28 ran on the rocks in Glennageveny Bay, a few miles west of Inisowen Head. undaunted, Still escaping from the wreck, De Leyva, though made another now effort. sorely wounded in The Girona, which had also been patched up while at Killybegs, lay at anchor in a creek McSwine's territory, about twenty miles distant from where he now was. In the Girona he determined to sail, and being unable to walk or ride had himself carried across country, the remnant of his men in him following sight — of that for many had been drowned.

Cuellar did not remain on board his own ship after he had been sentenced to death and reprieved, but was detained on the ship of the Judge Advocate, in which he was subsequently wrecked. The number of dead bodies lying on the shore where he was cast away is given by Cuellar as more than 600, not as more than 800. " Casiiias de paja " means, I think, that the huts were not merely thatched with straw, but composed of it altogether. This appears to be clear from the pajizas " fact that Cuellar uses another expression "Casas he wished to describe the thatched houses in Ocan's — when village.

Which was to take the cover of a hatchway, about as large as a good-sized table, that by chance the mercy of God brought to my hand. When I tried to place myself upon it, it sank with me to a depth of six times my height below the surface, and I swallowed so much water that I was nearly drowned. When I came up again, I called to the Judge Advocate, and I managed to get him upon the hatchway cover with myself. In the act of casting off from the ship, there came a huge wave, breaking over us in such a manner that the Judge Advocate was unable to resist it, and the wave bore him away and drowned him, crying out and calling upon God while drowning.

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