The Middle Ages ( or Medieval period) saw calligraphy and book decoration emerge as significant art forms. The demands of church and government administration as well as the birth of popular literature created a huge demand for written documents. Many beautiful font styles were created during this period.
Elegant Mediæval Fonts includes thirty two medieval fonts from several European countries, such as Germany, England, and Ireland.
Many fonts in this package come with the long and the short “s” and ligatures for letter pairs such as “fi”, “fl”, “st”, or “tz”, a prerequisite for beautiful typesetting. Additionally, many of the fonts contain alternative umlauts in the style of past centuries.
Here is a list of all fonts included in this package. Fonts are in a TrueType (.ttf) and OpenType (.otf) formats.
Ballo, Barddas, Bastarda Anglicana Pro, Bastarda No1 Pro, Bastarda No2 Pro,British, Burgundy, Dark Gothic Pro, Dublin 900, English Gothic No1, English Gothic No2, Fere Textura Pro, Gaeilge Pro, Gaeilge Uncial Pro, Gothic Book Pro, Gothic Hand No1 Pro, Gothic Hand No2 Pro, Herefordshire Pro, Insular Minuscule, Kelt Relief, Kelt, Minuscule No1 Pro, Minuscule No2 Pro, Odins Runes Pro, Old Eire, Patron, Ponti, Rune Symbols, Stebark Pro, Thingvellir Pro, Toulouse, Urkunde Pro.