John de Lacy

Died aged c. 48

John de Lacy, 2nd Earl of Lincoln (c. 1192 – 22 July 1240) was hereditary Constable of Chester, 7th Baron of Pontefract, 8th Baron of Halton and 8th Lord of Bowland.

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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 where they lived