Solving the Ancient Mystery of the “Tremulous Hand of Worcester”

Mark Foster, the Northern Echo – The medieval mystery surrounding the “Tremulous Hand of Worcester” is a step closer to being solved thanks to an academic from York. The Tremulous Hand was a prolific 13th century scribe whose identity is unknown but who was given his nicknamed because of his distinctive shaky handwriting. The medieval writer has been the subject of much debate and speculation regarding his condition, but the central question always remained: what type of tremor did he have?

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