Old English/Anglo-Saxon was sometimes written with a version of the Runic alphabet, brought to Britain by the Anglo-Saxons until about the 11th century. Description from anglosaxonliterature.wikispaces.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images
The Roman Alphabet is also known as the "Latin Alphabet". It is the most widely used alphabetic system in the world, the script of the English and most European language. It is developed from the Etruscan alphabet before 600 BC. It can be traced through the Etruscan, Greek, and Phoenician scripts.
Lettering from the Trajan column. Beautiful technical drawings showing the underlying structure of the typeface. The engraving on the Trajan column was made into a typeface in 1989 by an American letter form designer Carol Twombly.