On the 26th, six days after the battle of Braga, Franceschi's cavalry were seen approaching the position in front of Oporto.
The port for Oporto where the steamers from England load and discharge is Leixões, about 4m.
The authority of the regency in Oporto was lost without a blow.
Oporto has been made famous for the port wine that bears its name.
From Famalicao there is a loop line to Oporto running round the coast and 15m.
It's direct from Oporto, my wine-merchant tells me, on his word.
The Spanish commander at Oporto withdrew his troops to Galicia, and the inhabitants declared for independence.
He was in command of a brigade at Oporto when that city was besieged.
They listened with breathless interest to his narrative of the attack and capture of Oporto.
You are to be taken to Oporto after all, and here you meet with an old friend.