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Available typefaces:

17C Print Pack

Bastard Secretary Hand

Chancery Hand

Common Pleas Hand

Formal Text Hand

Insular Minuscule Hand

Italic Hand

Roman Cursive

Rustic Capitals

Secretary Hand


Written Square Capitals


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Written Square Capitals OT Pack

This Single Typeface Pack contains one font: Written Square Capitals

[download] Download: £15   PC | Mac  

Typefaces are provided as immediate electronic downloads (via a 48 hour time-limited hyperlink); but you can also choose to:

[usb]Include a copy of all of your font purchases on USB flashdrive (choose once at any stage of your order)   -

Important Note: The full character set can be accessed in any Windows or Macintosh application, but extra functionality is available with OpenType/AAT enabled applications. See advanced type for full details.

Typeface display:

Written Square Caps display

Note: this is a Capital Set; it deviates from our standard fonts in that only a single Modern font is provided - no ancient font or lower-case characters exist as these were not in use at the time of the original scripts. However, with these exceptions a complete modern character set is provided, including all punctuation, foreign and accented characters.

OpenType Features:

[OpenType Feature Key | OpenType Information]

Historical note:

The Romans perfected the ‘Square Capitals’ majuscule which, in written form (Quadrata or Written Square Capitals), was used from around the 2nd century AD. If used for whole documents then it was usually written without word spacing or punctuation; by the medieval period, its use was restricted to displayed matter. The square style was highly legible and, when used in inscriptional form (Capitales Monumentales), became the standard by which legibility is still judged today. Note the letters F and L rise above the line.