Canterbury Old Style™

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What is the Canterbury Old Style™ font?

This family has been replaced by the newer Canterbury Old Style Pro. The family was redrawn and refined in 2017, and features extended character sets that support Western, Central, and Eastern European languages.
In 1920, Morris F. Benton designed the original weight of Canterbury Old Style for American Type Founders (ATF). Raymond Vatter and Steve Jackaman, both of International TypeFounders (ITF), added a ‘Bold’ weight and produced the digital version in 1992 exclusively for the Red Rooster Collection. A full set of swash capitals were designed and released in 2003.

Canterbury Old Style™ Font families

The Canterbury Old Style™ includes the following font families:

  • Canterbury Old Style
  • Canterbury Old Style Swash
  • Canterbury Old Style Bold
  • Canterbury Old Style Swash Bold

Canterbury Old Style™ Preview

Here is a preview of how Canterbury Old Style™ will look. For more previews using your own text as an example, click here.

Is Canterbury Old Style™ A free font? Is Canterbury Old Style™ Free to Download?

No,Canterbury Old Style™ is not free to download. You will need to pay for it I'm afraid. Almost every font that we list on is a paid-for, premium font. We do have a Free Fonts section where we list free fonts that you can download. There is no point trying to find a free download of Canterbury Old Style™ so please don't waste your time looking.

It is highly unlikely that you'll be able to find Canterbury Old Style™ for free. There's a lot of websites that will say "Free Download" but these are just attempts to get you to click on a link which will either take you to an ad landing page or you risk getting viruses on your computer. In the rare occasion that you do find a free download for Canterbury Old Style™ remember that it's illegal to use a font if you didn't pay for it!

If you really want Canterbury Old Style™ and you want to truly own it the legal and safe way, then click here to visit the download and purchase page on Here you will be able to obtain the proper license. The designer and publisher deserves to be paid for their work, as they have put in the hours and the creativity to produce such an amazing font. Good luck with your purchase and future use of this font. :)