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Hand 2
Current Manuscript:USA, Philadelphia, PA, Rosenbach Museum & Library MS 1084/1
Sampled Folios:49v, 50v
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Usage: saye
a more rounded anglicana feel to the second sribe's hand. Double compartment 'a' used throughout.
Usage: As
Usage: Alla
Usage: day
looped 'd' used throughout.
Usage: qd
tagged 'd' as usual in the abbreviation for 'quod'.
Usage: Doth
upper case 'D' with vertical parallel line decoration.
Usage: longe
double compartment 'g'
Usage: good
'g' with more angular lower lobe.
Usage: dought(er)
Usage: hir
h' has a triangular head-stroke which rests on the shoulder.
Usage: He
an upper case 'H' again with double parallel line decoration.
Usage: Hath
the opening word on the top line of a folio.
Usage: hir
long 'r' used in all positions.
Usage: or
'z'-shaped 'r' used after 'o'.
Usage: Arrayed
Usage: schal
sigma 's' used initially.
Usage: pytous
8-shaped 's' used in final position.
Usage: Som
upper case 'S'.
Usage: seme
long 's' used in initial and medial positions.
Usage: wolde
both version 1 and version 2 are used as upper case letters as well as lower case ones.
Usage: world
'w' with 2-shaped element to begin with long approach stroke.
Usage: wel
Usage: Was
upper case letter.
Usage: may
Usage: dyne
a vertical first stroke which does not connect with the descender.
Usage: my
Upper Case Letters
Usage: But
all the letters here have the double parallel line decoration.
Usage: Unto
Usage: To
Usage: Can
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