DigiPal is a new resource for the study of medieval handwriting, particularly that produced in England during the years 1000–1100, the time of Æthelred, Cnut and William the Conqueror. It currently has:

Funded by the EU FP7, it is based at the Department of Digital Humanities at King's College London.

Please note that this site is in development and is still incomplete in terms of content and functionality.

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Similar to sign; more or less a letter but including punctuation and abbreviations.
A recognised variant form of a given character.
A unit which, alone or in combination, makes up a character, allograph or graph.
A descriptive label for a component.

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