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"The history of the surprize of Pontefract castle, in the county of York, by col. John Morris anno 1648, with a relation of the most remarkable passages dureing that siege till the surrender thereof; to which is added the tryal of col. Morriss and coronett Mich. Blackburne, together with their behaviour and last speeches at their execution, 23 Aug 1649", 1648-1649

MS. Rawl. B. 453, fol. 1
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Apparently the original narrative written by Castilion Morrice, son of the colonel. See a note with his initials on fol. 27b.


  • Creation: 1648-1649


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  • English


MS. Rawl. B. 453, fol. 1


  • The narrative is mentioned in Gough's British Topography , vol. ii., p. 440.


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