English handwriting

English Handwriting Online 1500-1700 by Cambridge University concentrates on English Handwriting from the period 1500-1700.

The National Archives palaeography tutorial includes tuition in Latin palaeography as well as English handwriting for 1500-1800.


Transcribe Bentham is an innovative crowd-sourcing project to transcribe the manuscripts of the philosopher Jeremy Betham (1748-1832).

Dictionary of the Scottish Language
An online Scots dictionary, which is useful for those troubled by Scots words.

Scottish Language Dictionaries
This website gives information on the production of Scots dictionaries.