Origin of purveyance
Examples from the Web for purveyance
We may observe that the article of Purveyance is here very gently touched upon, and confined to a sign-manual.
These compositions arose out of the prerogative of purveyance.Notes and Queries for Worcestershire|John Noake
But there was no necessity that the matter of purveyance should be left to the students.The Court of Cacus|Alexander Leighton
The nature of this penalty, as I may call it, was founded on the Statute of Purveyance, not then repealed.
Not only the king, but several great lords, insisted upon this right of purveyance within certain districts.
c.1300, from Anglo-French purveance and directly from Old French porveance, from Latin providentia (see providence).