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Sample of Charles V handwriting

Ball, Rachael; Parker, Geoffrey; The Hispanic Society of America; Romein, Christel Annemieke

Samples of Charles V/ Carlos V’s handwriting

It is based upon the book: Rachael Ball and Geoffrey Parker (eds.), Cómo ser rey. Instrucciones del emperador Carlos V a su hijo Felipe. Mayo de 1543. Spanish-English bilingual edition; jointly published with the CSA and The Hispanic Society of America; 2014; ISBN 978-84-15245-45-2. You can find an HTR+-model in Transkribus as of 3 September 2021 named Carlos V/ Charles V – Early modern Spanish – 15th century (1543).

The samples below give an indication how the handwriting of Charles V looked like in 1543. These examples are provided with The Hispanic Society of America’s permission.

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