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English Horn-book


Mark Cartwright
by The British Museum
published on 21 July 2020
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A 17th century CE horn-book, a commonly used teaching tool from the 16th century CE onwards. The text (here with the alphabet and an extract of the Lord's Prayer) is protected by a thin layer of horn. (British Museum, London)

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