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Gothic / black-letter script evolved from Carolingian in the later middle ages, circa 1200 AD, became the dominant handwriting from the 12C until the Italian Renaissance (1400–1600 AD). It was not as clear as Carolingian, but was narrower, darker & denser. The dot above the i was added to differentiate it from the similar strokes of the n, m, & u. The u was created as separate from the v, which had been used for both sounds. Compact handwriting saved space, as parchment was expensive...

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from Berlinroots

Tattoo Schriften Vorlagen - 40 Designs Posts

Old English tattoo | Tattoo Fonts Script Alphabet - Free Download Tattoo #7080 Tattoo Fonts ...

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A basic introduction to Anglo-Saxon runes, a northern European writing system they imported into England.

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! ! ! Olde English Font ! ! ! This is a classic font with a formal appearance that can be used for a multitude of projects. It's perfect for monograms on towels, table linens, bedding, clothing, totes and tees, etc. The Upper Case and Numbers are 3" tall, and the lower case letters are between 1" - 1.75" tall.

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FAIRY WINGS Digital Collage Sheet Download and Print Paper Crafts Card Original Whimsical Altered Art by GalleryCat CS94

FAIRY WINGS Digital Collage Sheet Download and Print Paper Crafts Card Original Whimsical Altered Art

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Old English Style Letters These Old English Style Letters are from Art Alphabets and Lettering by J.M. Bergling, copyright 1918.

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Port Isaac. (Location for Doc Martin!) Want to live in Cornwall but find it hard…

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