About this font family
I designed Ayres Royal to honour London’s famous calligrapher John Ayres (about 1700). He designed calligraphy examples called The Accomplished Clerk, that were meant to be for the office clerk.
I doubt if there were many clerks in those times that were able to write such beautiful letters.
In order for the font to be of any use, I adjusted my Royal Bavarian Script to go together with the initials of John Ayres. The two fonts have to be used together, that’s why I am not selling them as singles. More…