Monday, October 25, 2010

Honing Your Transcription Skills

: the study of old handwriting

Learn to read the handwriting found in documents written in English between 1500 and 1800 using this on-line tutorial provided by The National Archives (UK).

Think you are already an expert at this?  Test your transcription skills with this interactive game:

The Ducking Stool Game
(a 17th-century form of punishment)

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