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Scottish handwriting, 1150-1650 an introduction to the reading of documents by Grant G. Simpson

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Published by Aberdeen University Press in Aberdeen [Scot.] .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Scotland

Subjects:

  • Paleography, Scottish.,
  • Manuscripts, Medieval -- Scotland -- Facsimiles.,
  • Manuscripts, Renaissance -- Scotland -- Facsimiles.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementGrant G. Simpson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ115.S3 S55 1977
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 140 p. :
Number of Pages140
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4290763M
ISBN 100900015411
LC Control Number78318126

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  Scottish Handwriting by Grant Simpson, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(6). Scottish Handwriting An Introduction to the Reading of Documents by Grant Simpson About the Book. Reading original documents is the only way to achieve a sound basis in historical studies and to acquire a true perspective on cultural evolution. Much modern research has been applied to Scotland's history, but until this volume. Scottish Handwriting An Introduction to the Reading of Documents Paperback – 1 Oct. by Grant Simpson (Author)/5(6). The course will focus on how to read old handwriting of the period and develop archival research methods. Scottish Handwriting – Scottish handwriting website, complete with weekly posers and more extensive tutorials. Also includes a letter finder and useful hints and tips to help readers become familiar with peculiar.

Grant G Simpson, Scottish Handwriting , Edinburgh, , is the only published attempt to look at early Scottish handwriting. Grant Simpson, in his book Scottish Handwriting , reports a tendency in the later Middle Ages to use the letter v at the beginning of a word and u within a word. For example: the word unused might be written vnused. To confuse matters, the letter w, which was invented in the middle ages, was simply a double u.   Reading original documents is the only way to achieve a sound basis in historical studies and to acquire a true perspective on cultural evolution. Much modern research has been applied to Scotland's history, but until this volume there has been no comprehensive study of the country's handwriting for nearly years. The main body of this book consists of facsimile . We publish a self-help pack, 'Scottish Handwriting ', in conjunction with the Scottish Records Association. It contains advice about early modern Scottish handwriting and examples of formal and informal documents with transcripts. The pack can be purchased from our shop or from the Scottish Records Association website.