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Medieval Lettering – T

The letter T is the 20th letter in the modern English alphabet.  Find examples of decorated and historiated initials featuring the letter P found in medieval manuscripts. 12th Century Letter T This letter T...

Medieval Lettering – P

Find examples of decorated and historiated initials featuring the letter P found in medieval manuscripts.  

Medieval Alphabet

Medieval Alphabet

Illuminated and other types of medieval manuscripts provide a rich source of elaborately drawn letters of the alphabet.  Here’s a growing collection from A to Z of decorated initials found within medieval manuscripts. B...

Angers, BM, 0194 (0186)

Medieval Lettering – Q

The 17th letter in the modern English alphabet, the letter Q is found in medieval manuscripts due to the common usage of this consonant in the Latin language.

Catty New Year!

These whimsical vintage post cards feature cats wishing the recipient a Happy New Year.