Sample Alphabets

16th century

The following letters are taken from a testament written in 1592.

a
b
c
d
e
f
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a
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b
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c
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d
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e
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f
g
h
i
j
k
l
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g
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h
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i
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j
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k
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l
m
n
o
p
q
r
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m
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n
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o
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p
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q
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r
long s
terminal s
scharfes s
t
u
v
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long s
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terminal s
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scharfes s
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t
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u
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v
w
x
y
z
thorn
yogh
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w
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x
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y
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z
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thorn
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yogh



17th century

The following alphabets are taken from kirk session minutes written in 1660.

a
b
c
d
e
f
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a
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b
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c
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d
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e
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f
g
h
i
j
k
l
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g
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h
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i
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j
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k
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l
m
n
o
p
q
r
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m
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n
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o
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p
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q
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r
r
long s
terminal s
t
u
v
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r
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long s
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terminal s
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t
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u
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v
w
x
y
z
thorn
 
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w
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x
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y
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z
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thorn
 



18th century

The following alphabet is taken from kirk session minutes written in 1746.

a
b
c
straight d
italic d
e
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a
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b
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c
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straight d
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italic d
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e
f
g
h
i
j
k
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f
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g
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h
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i
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j
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k
l
m
n
o
p
q
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l
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m
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n
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o
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p
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q
r
s
double s
t
u
v
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r
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s
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double s
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t
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u
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v
w
x
y
long z
short z
ampersand
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w
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x
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y
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long z
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short z
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ampersand