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Insular Minuscule Pack

This Single Typeface Pack contains one font: Insular Minuscule OT/AAT

[download] Download: £25   PC (OT only) | Mac (OT & AAT)  

Typefaces are provided as immediate electronic downloads; 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:

Insular Minuscule sample

OpenType Features:


Large glyph variants of particular characters.

AAT Features:

Standard Ligatures, Historical Forms, Historical Ligatures, Latin Abbreviations (general), Latin Abbreviations (specific), British runes, Alternative Letter Forms, Medieval English Usage, Mathematical Symbols, Glyph Variants.

[OpenType Feature Key | Advanced Type Information]

Historical note:

Insular Minuscule (also known as Anglo-Saxon Minuscule) developed in the eighth century as a less ostentatious successor to insular half-uncial. This development was the particular British response to the Carolingian minuscule emerging in continental Europe. The hand was used for vernacular books between the 8th and 11th centuries, also as glossing (notes) on earlier celtic manuscripts. This typeface is a deliberate and well-formed Anglo-Saxon minuscule of a mostly pointed form, which gives a bold colour; it includes the old English characters of thorn, eth, wynne and historical letter forms such as long-s and long-e.