Scribal ProfileHand 2
|Current Manuscript:||Cambridge, Cambridge University Library MS Hh.4.12|
|Sampled Folios:||28v, 44r|
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a simple single compartment 'a' is used throughout in the text.
a more elaborate 'a' from the scribe's display script.
unlooped 'd' is the preferred graph.
looped 'd' is used occasionally in initial position.
occasionally the oblique stroke crosses the previous graph.
a humanist form of 'g' with tail descending at an oblique angle backwards from the lobe. This then abruptly turns back on itself towards the right and finishes by curling back on itself beneath the stroke.
a flourish on 'g' in final position.
very straight and upright stems for 'h', 'l' and 'b' with few looped heads.
there is occasional variation and sometimes 'h' has a looped head.
when 'h' is in final position following 't' it is frequently crossed.
modern 'r' is used in all positions.
sometimes 'r' has a distinct foot.
'z'-shaped 'r' is used in initial and medial positions.
long 's' is used in initial and medial positions.
a modern-looking 's' used in final position.
current form of 'w' with left arm standing higher than the rest of the graph.
a long curving lead-in stroke to the upper case graph.
'y' mainly follows this pattern with long, straight tail at an oblique angle.
Usage: the gyse
very occasionally the tail of 'y' turns counter-clockwise, perhaps because of the previous graph.
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