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John Baildon

British penman, Together with Jean de Beauchesne, he published the first writing manual in England: A Booke containing divers sortes of hands, as well the English as French secrataries with the italic, roman, chancelry&court hands (1570-1571, London: Thomas Vautrollier).

The digital typeface Mala Testa (2012, Pia Frauss) is a chancery hand based on a writing sample titled Lettere piacevolle in that book.

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file name: J De Beauchesne John Baildon A Booke Containing Divers Sortes Of Hands Capitals 1571


file name: J De Beauchesne John Baildon A Booke Containing Divers Sortes Of Hands Lettere Piaceviolle 1571


file name: J De Beauchesne John Baildon A Booke Containing Divers Sortes Of Hands Secretary Hand 1571


file name: J De Beauchesne John Baildon A Booke Containing Divers Sortes Of Hands Set Chancery Hand 1571


file name: J De Beauchesne John Baildon A Booke Containing Divers Sortes Of Hands Lettres 1571







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