Borthwick Palaeography Guides

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Borthwick Palaeography Guides

Reading the Past: Medieval Handwriting, by PM Hoskin & SL Slinn, 2003. Includes full colour facsimiles, transcripts and reading notes.

Reading the Past: Sixteenth and Seventeenth Century English Handwriting, by PM Hoskin, SL Slinn & CC Webb, 2001. Includes full colour facsimiles, transcripts and reading notes.

Medieval Latin Documents, series 1: Diocesan Records, by DM Smith, 1979.