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Introduction
Where
to start

Quick
reference

Interactive
tutorial
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Further
practice

Game – ducking stool
Further
reading

Palaeography

Here you will find 10 documents supplied in order
of difficulty. Each document is offered alongside: an historical
background;a glossary; notes on the palaeography; a sample alphabet
taken from each document and a full transcript.

Easiest
Document 1 Document 2 Document 3 Document 4 Document 5
Document
1
Document
2
Document
3
Document
4
Document
5
Document 6 Document 7 Document 8 Document 9 Document 10
Document 6 Document 7 Document 8 Document 9 Document 10

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