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Black Prince statue, City Square

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City Centre
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Leeds Library & Information Services
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LEO 27
Black Prince statue, City Square
1903. View of the statue of the Black Prince under construction in City Square. It was sculptured by Thomas Brock and unveiled on September 16th 1903. It had been paid for by Colonel Thomas Harding who owned Tower Works. Colonel Harding was a keen medieval historian and had the following inscription put on the statue ' Hero of Crecy and Poitiers. The flower of England chivalry. The upholder of the rights of the people in the Good Parliament'.

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