n.1.See Purveyance.
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On the topic "Of the pourveyance of a kynge," Aristotle in Robert Copland's 1528 translation of the Secreta Secretorum counsels Alexander, "It behoveth that a wyse kynge thynke often of thynges to come that he may provide for suche thinges as may be contrary to hym.