Origin of pursuivant
Examples from the Web for pursuivant
“If we cannot make this contumacious rascal speak, we will find others more tractable,” observed the pursuivant.
Didn't I always tell you that only the ancient chivalry of the Pursuivant could take the affair au grand srieux?'The Pillars of the House, Vol. II (of 2)|Charlotte M. Yonge
It was the pursuivant, who, with the prudence that characterized all his proceedings, had followed in the rear.
This accomplished, the pursuivant, commanding his attendants to follow him, dashed through the aperture.
“I would sooner trust myself to the pursuivant and his band, than venture upon its treacherous surface,” she replied.