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LATIN language update

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KenSE

KenSE Report 24 Feb 2012 15:07

Is the whole will written in Latin or just the part that begins "Probatum fuit" (which is is the case in a will I am trying to transcribe). If it is just that part then the following will may help you to decipher it:

http://yourarchives.nationalarchives.gov.uk/index.php?title=Will_of_Anthony_Bathurst,_1697,_PROB_11/438

wisechild

wisechild Report 24 Feb 2012 14:06

Might be worth contacting your local Catholic church.
Chances are that someone will understand Latin even if the parish priest doesn´t.

Chris in Sussex

Chris in Sussex Report 24 Feb 2012 12:23

A few sites I have used. In no particular order...

http://www.jerrybryan.net/wills/wills2.html

http://www.genproxy.co.uk/latin.htm

http://www.thetipsbank.com/latin.htm

http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/latin/beginners/

http://www.genealogy-quest.com/glossaries/latin.html

http://www.angelfire.com/ok3/pearlsofwisdom/italian-latin-genealogywords.html

http://www.origins.net/help/aboutNWI-yprex-latin.aspx

http://www.xmas.demon.co.uk/genealogy/wills/InNomine.html

http://tinyurl.com/7hy6x9k

http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/GEN-MEDIEVAL/2004-04/1082099251

And if you master it I have an unreadable probate clause that needs translating ;-)

Good luck
Chris

Porkie_Pie

Porkie_Pie Report 24 Feb 2012 12:06

http://translate.google.com/#la|en|

Roy

moonbi

moonbi Report 24 Feb 2012 11:13

Does anybody know where I can get help to read a will written in Latin?