Sources

This page lists all of the sources that were used while researching the historical information presented on this website.


Pontefract Castle

Pontefract Printed Sources

  • Ahmed, Waseem: Shakespeare’s Richard II – Myth or Reality
  • American Turf Register and Sporting Magazine (February 1835)
  • Amin, Nathen: The House of Beaufort (2018)
  • Apsley Hutchinson Lucy, Hutchinson Lucy, Hutchinson Julius, Harding Firth Charles: Memoirs of the Life of Colonel Hutchinson, Governor of Nottingham (1885)
  • Ashdown-Hill, John: The War of the Roses (2017)
  • Barnsley Chronicle: 15th May 1880
  • Barrett, Nick: The Restless Kings, Henry II – His Sons and the Wars for the Plantagenet Crown (2018)
  • Bichero, Hugh: Battle Royal (2015)
  • Bichero, Hugh: Blood Royal (2016)
  • Boardman, A. W.: Battle of Towton (1994)
  • Bradford Observer: 28th August 1941
  • Breverton, Terry: Henry VII The Maligned Tudor King (2016)
  • Burke John: a genealogical and heraldic history of the commoners of Great Britain and Ireland, enjoying territorial possessions or high official rank; but uninvested with heritable honours
  • Calendar of State Papers, Domestic Series. Of the Reign of Charles I 1648-1649
  • Carr, Helen: The Red Prince John of Gaunt Duke of Lancaster (2021)
  • Castor, Helen: She Wolves (2010)
  • Cavell, Emma: Henry VII, The North of England, And The First Provincial Progress of 1486 (University of Leeds 2002)
  • Chetham Society: Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of Lancaster and Chester (1884)
  • Clark, K. L.: The Nevills of Middleham (2017)
  • Connell, Andrew David: The De Lacy Constables of Chester and Earls of Lincoln: The Transformation Of An Honour (1190-1311) – repository.canterbury.ac.uk (2018)
  • Cooke, David A.: Battlefield Yorkshire (2006)
  • Cooper, Stephen: The Bravest Cavalier: John Morris & The Siege of Pontefract Castle 1648-49 (2014)
  • Copley, George Fox: An Historical and Descriptive Guide to the Wakefield, Pontefract and Goole Railway (1848)
  • Dean, Kristie: On the Trail of Richard III (2015)
  • Defoe, Daniel: A Tour Thro’ the Whole Island of Great Britain: Divided into Circuits or Journies (1726)
  • De Lacy-Bellingari, Edward: The roll of the house of Lacy: pedigrees, military memoirs and synoptical history of the ancient and illustrious family of De Lacy, from the earliest times, in all its branches, to the present day (1928)
  • DeLisle, Leanda: Tudor- The Family Story (2014)
  • Dodds, Madeleine Hope and Ruth: The pilgrimage of grace 1536-1537 and the Exeter conspiracy (1915)
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  • Drake, Nathan: The Nathan Drake Diaries
  • Edwards, John: The Cult of Thomas of Lancaster
  • Fletcher, J. S.: Pontefract (1920)
  • Freemasons, Yorkshire, England, West Riding: Record of the installation of Thomas William Tew as right worshipful provincial grand master of the West Riding of Yorkshire, at the Albert Hall, Leeds, on Friday, the 24th day of April, 1885. With preface and appendix. Dedicated to the brethren of the West Riding of Yorkshire (1885)
  • Frost, Judith A.: The Foundation of Nostell Priory 1109-1153 (2007)
  • Gristwood, Sarah: Blood Sisters (2013)
  • Guy, John: Mary Queen of Scots (2004)
  • Henry III Fine Rolls Project (2005-11)
  • Holmes, Richard: Pontefract: Its Name, Its Lords, And Its Castle. A Concise History (1878)
  • Hutchinson, Robert: House of Treason – The Rise and Fall of a Tudor Dynasty (2009)
  • Johnson, Lauren: Shadow King: The Life and Death of Henry VI (2019)
  • Kendall, Paul Murray: Richard The Third (1973)
  • Laynesmith, Joanna (Richard III Society Research Officer 2020)
  • Leeds Mercury: 9th July 1928, 16th August 1926, 25th June 1926, 13th June 1924, 3rd June 1933
  • Leeds Times: 14th October 1871,30th June 1888
  • Lewis, Matthew: Henry III: The Son of Magna Carta (2018)
  • Lewis, Matthew: Stephen and Matilda’s Civil War: Cousins of Anarchy (2019)
  • London Evening Standard: 5th December 1863
  • Lorenzo, Radgett: Chronicles of Old Pontefract (1905)
  • Maddicott, J. R.: Thomas of Lancaster 1307-1322: A Study in the Reign of Edward II (1970)
  • Maxwell, Herbert Eustace (translator): The Chronicle of Lanercost, 1272-1346 (1913)
  • Morris, Marc: Edward I And The Forging Of Britain (2008)
  • Morris, Marc: King John (2015)
  • Morris, Marc: The Norman Conquest (2013)
  • Mortimer, Ian: The Perfect King: The Life of Edward III..(2008)
  • Mortimer, Ian: The Fears of Henry IV (2008)
  • Mortimer, Ian: The Greatest Traitor: The Life of Sir Roger Mortimer Ruler of England 1327-1330 (2010)
  • Nichols, John: The Progresses, Processions and Magnificent Festivities, King James The First, His Royal Consort, Family And Court (1828)
  • Penman, Michael: The Lion Captive: Scottish royals as prisoners of England, c.1070-c.1424 (2015)
  • Perry, Judy: Katherine Roet’s Swynfords: A Re-examination of Interfamily Relationships and Descent-Part 2 (2004)
  • Pidgeon, Lynda: Ricardian Bulletin (March 2012)
  • Reports on the manuscripts of the Earl of Eglinton, Sir J. Stirling Maxwell, C.S.H. Drummond Moray, C.F. Weston Underwood and G. Wingfield Digby (1885)
  • Roberts, Ian and Downes, Ian: Pontefract Castle – The Key to the North (2013)
  • Rose, Sarah: emails from Department of History, Lancaster University (2020)
  • Russell, Gareth: Young, Damned and Fair – The Life and Tragedy of Catherine Howard (2017)
  • Saul, Nigel: Richard II (1999)
  • Sheffield Daily Telegraph: 16th July 1928, 17th July 1890, 13th May 1913
  • Sheffield Independent: 10th September 1887
  • Stephen Leslie Sir: Dictionary of national biography: Lady Sophia Carteret (Fermor), Countess Granville (1885)
  • Tait’s Edinburgh Magazine 1850-12: Vol 17 Iss 204
  • The Chartulary of St John of Pontefract Volume I (1899, digital print 2013)
  • The Kingdome’s Faithfull and Impartial Scout (February 2 to 9 1649)
  • The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Vol 5 Iss 11 (16th March 1844)
  • The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Vol 29 Iss 831 (29th April 1837)
  • The Parochial History of Ackworth, Yorkshire: Rev Saywell JL (1894)
  • Therese-Ambler, Sophie: The Song of Simon De Montfort (2019)
  • The Spectator Volume 8 Issue 380, 23rd May 1835
  • The works of Thomas Carlyle (1885)
  • Timbs, John: Ancestral stories and traditions of great families illustrative of English history (1869)
  • Toone W: The Chronological Historian; Or A Record of Public Events, Historical, Political, Biographical, Literary, Domestic And Miscellaneous of The Ecclesiastical, Civil, Naval and Military History of Great Britain And Its Dependencies From The Invasion of Julius Caesar (1835)
  • Usk, Adam: The Chronicle of Adam of Usk (1377-1421)
  • Wakefield Advertiser and Gazette: 3rd July 1901
  • Wakefield Free Press: 8th February 1890
  • Wakefield and West Riding Herald: 23rd June 1877, 5th April 1913
  • Warner, Kathryn: Edward II The Unconventional King (2014)
  • Warner, Kathryn: Richard II – A True King’s Fall (2017)
  • Warner, Kathryn: Following in the Footsteps of Edward II (2019)
  • Whitridge, Arnold: The Trent Affair, 1861 (History Today June 1954)
  • Wightman, Wilfred Eric: The Lacy family in England and Normandy, 1066-1194 (1966)
  • Williams, Barrie: Richard III and Pontefract (Ricardian September 1984)
  • Yorkshire Evening Post: 3rd August 1950
  • Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer: 13th May 1899, 17th April 1939, 6th February 1941, 24th August 1942, 31st March 1951, 17th December 1955
  • York Herald: 7th September 1889

Pontefract Website Sources


Sandal Castle Sources

Sandal Printed Sources

  • Bennett-Connolly, Sharon: Defenders of the Norman Crown – Rise and Fall of the Warenne Earl’s of Surrey (2021)
  • Butler, Lawrence: Sandal Castle, Wakefield (1991)
  • Clark, K. L.: The Nevills of Middleham (2017)
  • Dockray, Keith and Knowles Richard: The Battle of Wakefield (2010)
  • Goodwin, George: Fatal Colours (2011)
  • Haigh, Philip A,: The Battle of Wakefield (1996)
  • Haigh, Philip A,: Wakefield to Towton (2002)
  • James, Jeffrey: Edward IV Glorious Son of York (2017)
  • Jones, Dan: The Plantagenets (2012)
  • Jones, Dan: The Hollow Crown (2014)
  • Lewis, Matthew: Richard Duke of York (2017)
  • Lewis, Matthew: Henry III: The Son of Magna Carta (2018)
  • Lewis, Matthew: Richard III Loyalty Binds Me (2018)
  • Licence, Amy: Cecily Neville: Mother of Kings (2015)
  • Licence, Amy: The Lost Kings – Lancaster, York and Tudor (2017)
  • Bradford Observer: 28th June 1940
  • Leeds Times:18th June 1887
  • Leeds Mercury: 23rd June 1911
  • Penn, Thomas – Winter King – The Dawn of Tudor England (2011)
  • Penn, Thomas: The Brothers York (2019)
  • Richardson, Geoffrey: Battles of the Wars of the Roses (2002)
  • Seward, Desmond: A Brief History of the Wars of the Roses (1995)
  • Seward, Desmond: The Last White Rose (2010)
  • Skidmore, Chris – Bosworth (2013)
  • Skidmore, Chris: Richard III (2017)
  • Sheffield Evening Telegraph: 8th July 1887
  • Tallis, Nicola: The Uncrowned Queen – The Fateful Life of Margaret Beaufort (2017)
  • Wakefield Advertiser & Gazette: 3rd January 1911
  • Wakefield Free Press: 3rd December 1887
  • Warner, Kathryn: Blood Roses – The House of Lancaster and York Before the Wars of the Roses (2018)
  • Weir, Alison: Lancaster and York (1995)
  • Weir, Alison: Elisabeth of York (2014)
  • Weir, Alison: Richard III and the Princes in the Tower (2014)

Sandal Website Sources