Italic script

Italic script, also known as chancery cursive and Italic hand, is a semi-cursive, slightly sloped style of handwriting and calligraphy that was developed during the Renaissance in Italy. It is one of the most popular styles used in contemporary Western calligraphy.

Example page of the "Italique Hande" from a copy of A booke containing diuers sortes of hands... first published in 1570.

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