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Twice Edward himself went to the north, and on one occasion appeared in force outside Pontefract.The History of England|T.F. Tout
At the Reform dissolution he was pressed to come forward as candidate for Pontefract, but after some hesitation he declined.The Greville Memoirs|Charles C. F. Greville
The king, however, forced the passage of the river, and the barons retreated hastily to Pontefract.The Lives of the Saints, Volume III (of 16): March|Sabine Baring-Gould
The great object of interest at Pontefract was the castle, the ruins of which were very extensive.From John O'Groats to Land's End|Robert Naylor and John Naylor
Salisbury was subsequently beheaded by the populace at Pontefract.A Student's History of England, v. 1 (of 3)|Samuel R. Gardiner.