What was the Capture of Ormuz (1622)?

Introduction The Capture of Ormuz (Persian: بازپس گیری هرمز, also known as the Anglo-Persian Capture of Ormuz) was a combined Anglo-Persian expedition that successfully captured the Portuguese garrison at Hormuz Island after a ten-week siege, thus opening up Persian trade with England in the Persian Gulf. Before the capture of Ormuz, the Portuguese had held… Read More