We transcribe manuscripts texts roughly from medieval period to contemporary Spanish alphabet typeface.
Undestarding old manuscripts
We know that it is difficult to read and understand old documents.
Spanish writing has changed over the centuries. From the Middle Ages to the present day, different letters have been used: visigótica, carolina, gótica, cortesana, procesal, humanística…
It is sometimes difficult for researchers to study the texts of the past, because first they have to understand what is written and because, in addition, it is necessary to know the structure of the documents and historic context.
We can help you if you are doing a genealogical research of people born in Spain. If you send us documents we can help you make a transcript.
See an example transcription
Item por que el dicho monesterio sea conservado en mayor per- /
petuydad y descansso que nunca se ha Reçebida alguna monja en el /
si el dicho monesterio no tuviere quatro mill maravedis de Renta /
para cada Religiosa de las que en el estuvieren
How do we work
Send us the scanned document to our email
We evaluate it and establish the time in which we will perform the work and send you a budget
We make the transcription work
We solve your possible doubts after transcriptions
We are a team of professionals trained in Spanish universities, where we have conducted Paleographic, Diplomatic and Archival studies. We are specialists in History, specifically Medieval, Modern and Contemporary. We work with all kinds of manuscripts written in Spanish language.
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