|Private charter of Richard and Elizabeth Redmayn, of 1417 (British Library, Harleian Charter 112 C 30). All images by permission of the British Library.|
|Phew! This has been a bit of a struggle. Although the script is difficult (Well, I think it is and I imagine you do too!), the document is very formulaic. Familiarity with the form makes many of the words recognisable, even if they are hard to read. To become familiar with this charter format, it is worthwhile going through the text with the transcript in detail. You could even try your own transcript if you feel brave.|
|Click on each of the above to walk your way through the text. The transcript will appear in a separate window so that you can use it for reference at any time. These exercises are designed to guide you through the text, not test you, so you can cheat as much as you like.|
|Script sample for this example|
|Index of Exercises|
|Index of Scripts|
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