Wax Tablets in Medieval Times - 7/23/2017 3:22:46 PM
Did you know wax tablets were used from 2000BC through to the 1800s for note-taking? They were heavily used in the medieval era. I have a few of my reviews lambasting me for including this "anachronistic" item - which baffles me. The steady, continuous use of the wax tablet is well documented. I'm now updating my book's initial description, intro pages, and appendices to cover the wax tablet usage in more detail, if there are really people out there who feel strongly that wax tablets weren't in use for some reason. It just baffles me - I didn't think this was something I'd have to explain in this level of detail.

Here's the book, where a character does use a wax tablet ...

https://www.amazon.com/Knowing-Yourself-Medieval-Romance-Glastonbury-ebook/dp/B006JDEK0I/

Here's just one of countless historical images showing people from all time periods using wax tablets -



And a whole article about wax tablet usage in Medieval times -

https://www.bl.uk/eblj/1994articles/pdf/article1.pdf
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