Over the past twelve months, we have added numerous events to the history of both Pontefract and Sandal Castles, their surroundings and people , which means we have now over 1,000 entries in total stretching over a thousand years.
Over the past weeks, we have added 70 new events to the history of both Pontefract and Sandal Castles, which means we now have over 700 entries in total, covering over a thousand years, including some for the 21st century.
We also now have a link to this site from the Wakefield Museums and Castles blog at http://wakefieldmuseumsandlibraries.blogspot.com/
Over the past week, we have added 300 new events to the history of both Pontefract and Sandal Castles.
On 24th May we are meeting historian Sharon Bennett-Connolly. Sharon has a new book – ‘Defenders of the Norman Crown – Rise and Fall of the Warenne Earls of Surrey’ – being published on 31st May 2021. This will be an enthralling insight into the owners of Sandal Castle from the 11th to the 14th centuries.