Horsemen in armour guarded it, but they too opened a passage for the pursuivant.
"The Armourer's Prentices" by Charlotte M. Yonge
Pursuivants and informers spread terror through every Catholic household.
"History of the English People, Volume VI (of 8)" by John Richard Green
Pursuivant on Lord Bexley's descent from Cromwell, 185.
"Notes and Queries, Index of Volume 3, January-June, 1851" by Various
Two Pursuivants of Arms.
"Coronation Anecdotes" by Giles Gossip
Even now the pursuivants are on their way to take thee.
"In Doublet and Hose" by Lucy Foster Madison
Some of the heralds' and pursuivants' costumes are very splendid.
"Gossip in the First Decade of Victoria's Reign" by John Ashton
They look down with contempt upon us because they are pursuivants of a King.
"The Poniard's Hilt" by Eugène Sue
The pursuivant to execute the warrant is to set out with men this afternoon.
"A Gentleman Player" by Robert Neilson Stephens
Furthermore they took the pursuivant, slit his ears and cut off his nose.
"Nooks and Corners of Cornwall" by C. A. Dawson Scott
By this time, the pursuivant and his attendants had come up.
"Guy Fawkes" by William Harrison Ainsworth
To him the simple spell who knows
The spirits of the ring to sway,
Fresh power with every sunrise flows,
And royal pursuivants are those
That fly his mandates to obey.
"Birthday Verses" by James Russell Lowell