Beginners’ Latin

This tutorial is a beginners’ guide to the Latin used in documents between 1086 and 1733. It is the first online tutorial to help learn the Latin from this period.

The tutorial covers Latin as used in England between 1086 and 1733, when it was the official language. Please note that this type of Latin can be quite different from classical Latin.

Knowing Latin will help to read documents from this period. After 1733, official documents were written in English.

There is also a more advanced tutorial