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Hand D
Current Manuscript:USA, Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Library, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections MS Garrett 137
Identification:This may be Hand A writing with more lines to the folio.
Sampled Folios:32v
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Usage: and
Usage: take
the script varies in size and the graphs vary in shape from line to line on this folio.
Usage: And
again this word occurs in the middle of a line, in the middle of a phrase. No less than four of these 'A's occur on the last two lines of the folio. It is not the more elaborate upper case graph seen in version 4.
Usage: And
Usage: do
unlooped 'd' is used throughout in every position.
Usage: And
Usage: redde
Usage: Do
the upper case version at the beginning of a line.
Usage: gode
tailed 'g' used throughout.
Usage: sownyng
Usage: hyghnesse
the tail curves gently counter-clockwise to finish.
Usage: God
upper case 'G' at the beginning of a line.
Usage: hardest
where 'h' is in initial position the head-stroke is generally open and arches over following graphs.
Usage: that
where 'h' follows another graph it tends to lean to the right and the head is looped and lies on the shoulder.
Usage: thowgh
'h' is crossed when it follows 'g'.
Usage: Honowre
Usage: rewle
'z'-shaped 'r' is used throughout in all positions.
Usage: your
'r' in final position with flourish.
Usage: chambr(e)
a missing 'e' hence the flourish on the final 'r' in this word.
Usage: Clergiall
Usage: shulle
long 's' is always used in initial and medial positions.
Usage: Thewis
kidney-shaped 's' is used in final position on this folio.
Usage: resseyuyd
Usage: Sumwhat
upper case 'S' at the beginning of a line.
Usage: what
the shape of 'w' does not vary whether in initial position or in the middle of a word.
Usage: lawe
Usage: thow
'w' in final position.
Usage: Wacthen
'W' in upper case position at the beginning of a line.
Usage: your
Usage: ay
Usage: yf
only occasionally on this folio is 'y' used instead of 'i'.
Usage: You
'Y' in upper case position at the beginning of a line.
Upper Case Letters
Usage: Thay
Usage: Of
Usage: But
Usage: Impressyth
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