Black Prince

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son of Edward III who defeated the French at Crecy and Poitiers in the Hundred Years' War (1330-1376)


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The title was even held by the Royal Family, notably Edward the Black Prince in the mid 14th century.
Edward the Black Prince riding on a horse, made of bronze: pounds 12,449.
The pub is named after the legend of Edward the Black Prince who lived in Coventry for part of his life during the 14th century.
The heraldic feathers which represent the Prince of Wales are derived from the ostrich feathers borne by Edward the Black Prince.
According to legend, Edward the Black Prince obtained the arms from John of Bohemia, whom he fought in the Battle of CrAcy in 1346.
These are also the colours in which Edward the Black Prince dressed his Welsh contingent at the battle of Crecy in 1346.