Wednesday, 30 September 2009

Scottish Handwriting

I have just started the Palaeography course at the National Archives of Scotland and one of the web sites recommended is This site run by the Scottish Archive Network (SCAN) has a range of material to dip into from a coaching manual and letter recognition to a weekly poser to test your progress. Have a go at writing your name in the Secretary Hand of the 1500-1700s. All good fun and learning at the same time. Also examples of early Scottish documents : testaments,deeds,letters.


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