M-70a. The Handwriting & Culture of Early Modern English Manuscripts (22 hours) - Advance Reading List
Please familiarize yourself with some of these works and online resources. Please bring a laptop for class exercises and homework or notify RBS if you’ll need to borrow one.
James, Kathryn. English Paleography and Manuscript Culture, 1500-1800. New Haven, Yale University Press, 2020.
English Handwriting, 1500–1700: an online course. Faculty of English, University of Cambridge.
Online tuition in the palaeography of Scottish documents, 1500–1750. The Scottish Archive Network, 2003.
Palaeography: reading old handwriting 1500–1800, a practical online tutorial. National Archives, Kew.
James, Kathryn. “Quarantine Reading: Learn to Read Secretary Hand.” Beinecke Library, Yale University.
Wolfe, Heather. Online resources for early modern English paleography.