A Stitch in Time , A Stitch in Time : The Black Prince

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The Black Prince: Six centuries ago, the eldest son of King Edward III--the so-called Black Prince--decreed that on his death, his heraldic surcoat (or jupon) was to be displayed above his effigy in Canterbury Cathedral. Amber Butchart is allowed a once-in-a-lifetime close encounter with this extremely fragile and historically significant garment.