One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A plume of three ostrich feathers, first adopted as a crest by the eldest son of Edward III, Edward Plantagenet, the Black Prince.
- ‘At left, the residential entrance was faced with black (Vitrolite) Carrara glass with the motif of the Prince of Wales feathers in stainless steel, superimposed.’
- ‘The headmaster felt the old name ‘Kabete Boys Secondary School’ was too clumsy and it was given the name Prince of Wales School; as a special case, the Prince of Wales' feathers were to be inserted between the horns of a Royal Impala as the School badge, accompanied by the school motto ‘To the Uttermost.’’
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