Royal Mottoes. Dieuct mon Droit was first .used by Richard I. a.d. 1193. The Bohemian crest, viz. three ostrich feathers, and the motto Ich Dien. "I serve," was adopted by Edward the Black Prince at the battle of Cressy, the king of Bohemia being slain in the battle, 1346. Honii soit qui maly pense, was made the motto of the Garter, 1349-50. Je maintiendrai, "I will maintain," was adopted by William III.. 1688. And semper eadem was ordered by Queen