Reading old handwriting
There was recently a discussion elsewhere in Community
about reading old handwriting.
@MaureenE123 gave some useful links where you can find more resources on this topic.
FIBIS Fibiwiki Page "Reading old handwriting" https://wiki.fibis.org/w/Reading_old_handwriting
English Handwriting Online 1500-1700: an online course, with links to 28 Lessons, with difficulty rating 1 to 5, based on documents from Cambridge University Colleges, with transcriptions provided. A CERES COPIA project (Cambridge English Renaissance Electronic Service (CERES)).
There is also the FS Wiki article
Now I have no excuses for not transcribing all those wills I have collected. Just need to find a few spare weeks (months?).