Paleography for Genealogists Part 2: Transcription of a Warwickshire Deed from 1675

The 17th century document arrived quickly and I have to say it is much easier working off the two originals! That said this has been a very challenging endeavor but I have greatly improved my deciphering skills. Feels as if anything in English is now a piece of cake. So for those of you who […]

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Paleography for Genealogists: Working with 17th Century Documents in Latin

Sometimes I just can’t help myself. I see the hole and I just want to see what is inside. If you haven’t already noticed my current preoccupation is with Warwickshire, England and I recently posted about a document I had purchased—a reasonable early 18th Century document in English. But my latest purchase has not even […]

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