all the scribe's 'a's are single compartment.
this graph is not found at the beginning of a line, but may nevertheless be one version of the upper case letter.
the upper case graph for 'A'.
unlooped 'd' is used most of the time. The shape of the lobe may vary from rounded to much more angular.
the scribe does used looped 'd' and the occurrences seem to be in clusters.
the scribe quite often uses this bastard form when 'd' is in final position.
tailed 'g' is used throughout and is generally regularly formed.
the upper case graph.
Usage: as glad
a 'g' on the bottom line of the manuscript with licence to extend the tail-stroke.
the head-loop may be open as here, or looped as in the following versions.
where 'h' follows 't' or 'g' it is 'crossed'. Here the cross is the curved stroke above and to the right of the graph itself.
the 'cross stroke' for the 'h' is again above and in advance of the 'h'.
the upper case graph, differing from version 1 perhaps only in the thickness of the stem.
'z'-shaped 'r' is used in all positions.
modern 'r' is also used in all positions and the scribe does not appear to discriminate.
at the beginning of a line and where all other graphs which begin the lines are upper case.
long 's' is used in initial and medial positions. The stem is very thick. It does taper and the head-stroke is fine and forms a small closed compartment at the top of the stem.
kidney-shaped 's' is used in final position.
in initial position, 'w' has an approach stroke which begins well below the graph.
two pointed 'v's make the graph.
the scribe abbreviates 'with' on several occasions.
upper case graph with slightly longer left arm.
the tail of 'y' is generally long. The curvature varies.
sometimes the tail of 'y' loops back up to the following word.
a single example of thorn on the folio examined.
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