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The Plume of Feathers

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NAME PLUME OF FEATHERS
ADDRESS HEN LANE
THIS PREMISES WAS ALSO KNOWN BY DIFFERENT NAMES DURING ITS HISTORY FROM TO KNOWN AS
1936 1936 TOM O' BEDLAM
1936 1937 PLUME OF FEATHERS
1937 1995 BANTAM INN/HOTEL

This is a reference to the plume of three ostrich feathers first adopted as a crest by the Black Prince. It now represents the Prince of Wales.

In Holbrooks History (1996) it states that this pub opnened in 1936 as the Tom O Bedlam. This was very soon changed to the ' Plume of Feathers ' a it was the emblem of the very popular Prince of Wales who became King Edward VIII in 1936. the name was changed again soon afterwards when he was deemed top have disgraced himself by marrying Mrs Simpson and bdicating the throne.

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HH P28 Opened in 1936 as the Tom O' Bedlam. The first revision was the

' Plume of Feathers '. this was the emblem of the very popular Prince of Wales who became King Edrward VIII in 1936. he name was changed soon after to the ' Bantam ' when he was deemed to have disgraced himself by deciding to marry Mrs Simpson and abdicate the throne.

to 1936 HH P27 Photo of ticket with name and address on. Became Bantam on the abdication of Edward VIII.

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