both single and double compartment 'a' used by the scribe to no definite pattern.
flat angled hairline to complete the upper compartment.
'd' may have either an angled or a rounded lobe.
'd' in final position attracts a tag.
Usage: knelid downe
again 'g' is present in both double and single compartment versions.
the upper lobe of the single compartment 'g' is rounded with tail which almost returns back to the lobe.
the lower compartment of 'g' is sometimes slightly in advance of the upper compartment.
'h' often has a tail stroke which loops round and crosses the limb to connect with the following graph.
triangular head-stroke in this example.
the tail of 'h' sometimes turns counter-clockwise to finish.
generally, modern 'r' is used in initial and medial positions and long 'r' is used in final position. However there can be exceptions.
long 'r' with flourish in final position.
'z'-shaped 'r' used after some vowels and after round-bodied graphs.
modern 'r' in final position with flourish, perhaps to replace a missing 'e'.
both long 's' and sigma 's' used in initial positions.
sigma 's' is used in final position,
long 's' with angled fine head-stroke to join with the top of 't'.
the scribe uses a variety of 'w's, this version being probably the most elaborate with 'B' shaped element at the right.
a less elaborate graph with single lobe at the right.
straight-sided 'w' with single lobe at the right.
'w' with exaggerated closed triangular head-loop.
the body of 'y' is generally consistent. The curve of the tail varies as it also varies in length, thickness and curl.
|Thorn and Yogh|
thorn is mainly used for pronouns and demonstratives, generally with superscript set above the graph.
yogh is used to represent both the 'y' and the 'gh' elements.
Usage: to Anne
the scribe allows himself licence on the top line.
Usage: bade here
again, a top-line feature.