my old icon, it's a small portion from one of the pages of "The Lute Book of Margaret Board". what's written, if you can see it, it's a title of song "Half Hannikin" one of my very favorites. also if you notice it's at the end of a Lute Tablature line, 6 lines, to represent the first six courses and letters were used to represent the frets,
c. d. e. f. g. a. b. c. d.
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. just like that, complicated isn't it?