Origin of purveyance
Related formsnon·pur·vey·ance, noun
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The nature of this penalty, as I may call it, was founded on the Statute of Purveyance, not then repealed.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.