John Speed is an ornate, decorative calligraphic titling font based on the hand lettering of 17th century English mapmaker John Speed. It features extraordinary decorated letters, variant character forms and other unique features. It is being released in conjunction with a second font based on Speed's lettering which provides additional variant ornamented letters. It is also one of the new fonts featured in our just released Colonial Fonts collection. Click here to download the working trial version of John Speed for either WINDOWS or MacOS Or you can purchase this font online and get it quickly by email, including all the alternate and additional characters - BUY IT NOW

The John Speed Ornamental font is a companion to the John Speed font, with an expanded set of variant ornamental characters, including lots of unique and excessive swashes and at least two versions of every character, plus oldstyle numbers and other features. With the two fonts together you get between 4 and 6 different versions of every basic character, so no word ever needs to look the same twice. You can purchase this font online and get it quickly by email, - BUY IT NOW