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A title traditionally granted to the heir apparent to the British throne (usually the eldest son of the sovereign) since Edward I of England gave the title to his son in 1301 after the conquest of Wales.
- ‘The head teacher was invited to Highgrove to meet His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales.’
- ‘On the wings of the building are heraldic emblems of the Prince of Wales and the Duke of Edinburgh.’
- ‘The county was made palatinate under the Earl of Chester, a title that now belongs to the Prince of Wales.’
- ‘Hundreds of Royal enthusiasts braved the cold to catch a glimpse of the Prince of Wales on his tour of the Ribble Valley.’
- ‘Railtrack will invite the Prince of Wales to open the garden on the first anniversary of the disaster next February.’
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