14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1
Middle English pursevant attendant of a herald, from Anglo-French pursevaunt, pursuant, literally, follower, from present participle of pursure to pursue
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“Pursuivant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pursuivant. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.
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