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 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 ====Sir John Ramsden==== ====Sir John Ramsden====
 +Sheriff of Yorkshire in 1626 and MP for Pontefract. He was taken prisoner at Selby in 1644 but exchanged later in the year and went to Pontefract Castle. He survived the first two sieges and helped negotiate the surrender of Pontefract in July 1645 even though he was “in the gout”. Killed during the siege of Newark 1646.
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
 =====See Also======  =====See Also======
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====
 +[[http://​www.examiner.co.uk/​lifestyle/​nostalgia/​saddleworth-author-peter-hurst-uncovers-6457962]]