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It was George Dunhill, a pharmacist in the Yorkshire town of Pontefract, who first thought to add a little sugar to the medicinal licorice, and this is how people started eating it as candy.Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Licorice|Jessica Furseth|August 24, 2021|Eater
A clue was obtained, which led to the belief that the incendiary had passed through Pontefract on the road to Wakefield.Yorkshire Oddities, Incidents and Strange Events|S. Baring-Gould
Lancaster was taken prisoner, and conveyed to his own castle at Pontefract, where he was beheaded.
No one has yet succeeded in this quest, and the absence of any river at Pontefract makes the search peculiarly hopeless.
Going to the west as far as Pontefract, we come to the actual borders of the coal-mine and factory-bestrewn country.
It is barely possible that our modern historians may have been misled by Shakspeare, who makes Pontefract the scene of his death.