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Historical talk, Mon 23 Apr 2018

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King Hnery 1


Pontefract Magna Carta Society


Wakefield Rd,

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On the 23rd April 2018 the Pontefract Magna Carta Society will be hosting a presentation by James Titterton of the Institute of Medieval Studies at the University of Leeds, entitled ‘The Devil’s Brood at War’.

This fascinating talk will encompass the war stratagems of the Angevin Kings (Kings Henry II, Richard I and John - 1154 to 1216).

The event will be held at the King’s Croft Hotel, Wakefield Road, Pontefract WF8 4HA.

The entrance is £3 on the door (with doors opening from 6:30pm for a 7pm start)

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Event details

Dates Times
Mon 23 Apr 2018 18:30


Admission £3 on the door



See location of Kings Croft Hotel on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SE 443210  Lat: 53.68357 Long: -1.33073

By Road:
From Junction 32 M62 follow signs for Pontefract and travel for approx ¾ mile along the A639. At the major traffic lights , turn right (signposted to Featherstone) and travel approx 400 yds along the A635. The Kings Croft is on the right hand side.
By Public Transport:
Nearest train station:All 3 railway stations in Pontefract (Monk Hill, Baghill and Tanshelf) are within 1 mile of the Kings Croft.
Nearest bus station: Pontefract Bus station is 1 mile from Kings Croft


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality