|Current Manuscript:||London, British Library MS Sloane 1686|
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lower case 'a' nearly always with the same hairline stroke to close the flattened head.
the scribe's upper case 'A'.
Usage: p Alamon
an example from one of the running titles. The small 'p' was probably a guide letter for a rubrication process which never happened. The small 'p' is followed by a space, then the tall upper case 'A' as seen here.
the most common form of secretary lower case 'd' used by this scribe.
occasionally the scribe uses a looped 'd'.
upper case 'D' at the beginning of a line.
a pointed lower lobe on this looped 'd'.
the scribe's 'g's are formed very evenly. The thick down-stroke to the right of the lobe parallels the stroke to the left. It then transforms to a fine tail-stroke which descends clockwise beneath the graph and turns to link back to the main body of the graph.
the 'ght' combination.
again the scribe's letter 'h' is of consistent formation.
an example of the scribe's crossed 'h'.
upper case 'H' at the beginning of a line with angled foot on the stem.
occasionally the arch of the loop resolves on the limb rather than returning to the stem of the letter.
the scribe's 'z'-shaped 'r' which does not occur exclusively after 'o'.
the scribe also uses modern 'r'.
a very thick stem for 'R' with finer arching approach stroke which begins at the base of the stem.
kidney 's' always used in final position on this folio.
the initial letter of this word. The scribe uses long 's' both initially and medially on this folio.
the stem of 's' is thick but does taper to finish.
upper case 'S'.
'w' in initial position with curved approach stroke. The scribe uses this version and version 2 interchangeably.
'w' within a word but this form of the scribe's loop-headed 'w' may also be found initially.
upper case 'W' to begin a line.
'y' with straight tail. The scribe seems to alternate this usage with a 'y' with more curved tail as seen in version 2.
upper case 'Y' at the beginning of a word and tipped with red.
|Upper Case Letters|
the angle of the stem of 'L' is repeated in the use of the letter in the running title on this folio.