Online resources

Whether you are just beginning palaeography or looking for help with a niche topic, there are online resources that can help.

Some good places to start are:

HMML School – an introduction to Latin, Syriac and Arabic scripts by the Hill Museum & Manuscript Library.

A tutorial focusing on manuscripts in English made between 1500 and 1800 from the National Archives.

Folgerpedia has a list of resources for the study of Early Modern English material.

French Renaissance Palaeography – resources for the study of French material made between 1300 and 1700.

Italian Paleography – resources for the study of Italian material made between 1300 and 1700.

The Museum of Writing – currently in Beta version this website presents items from the Museum of Writing held at Senate House Library.

InScribe – archived version of an online training module for students interested in working with medieval manuscripts.

DigiPal – this resource allows you to compare samples of handwriting (mainly medieval manuscripts from England).

Also see the resources page of the Teaching the Codex initiative.