John de Lacy. Lord of the Honour of Pontefract 1211-1240. One of the 25 barons present at Runnymede on 15th June 1215, who forced King John (1199-1216) to accept the Magna Carta. The foundation stone of Freedom, Liberty and Democracy.
Catle Lodge, Castle Garth, Pontefract, United Kingdom
Peter and Fred Asquith This is the site of Peter and Fred Asquith's first supermarket. From the success of this store they went on to become co-founding fathers on the national retailer ASDA, which later merged with Walmart, the world's largest retailer.