The Folger Shakespeare Library Presents A Manuscript Miscellany

A Summer 2005 Institute
Directed by Steven W. May

Electronic Resources

Online Paleography Tutorials

English Handwriting, 1500–1700: an Online Course
Faculty of English, University of Cambridge

Medieval and Early Modern Paleography Online Seminar Series
David Postles, University of Leicester

Palaeography: Reading Old Handwriting 1500–1800, a PracticalOnline Tutorial [see especially the game!]
National Archives, Kew (formerly the Public Record Office)

"Literary Manuscript Analysis." Gabriel Heaton, Centre for the Study of the Renaissance, University of Warwick [not a tutorial, but provides useful links and general terminology for describing letter forms]

General Links
A comprehensive list of links compiled by the Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies at the University of Toronto
A site devoted to the work of and works about writers in early modern England
NB: This page automatically loads and plays a music file, so mute the computer if you are at a public computer terminal.
Resources on Lady Mary Wroth
The National Archives site (formerly the Public Record Office)
Link to the homepage of the Schoenberg Center for Electronic Text and Image
Provides links to resources for the study of the Middle Ages
Provides links to online medieval manuscripts and digital projects
Illuminated MSS from the National Library of the Netherlands
Two online editions of Caxton's Chaucer's Canterbury Tales
National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections

Resources for Manuscript Studies