straight-sided 'a' with dividing bar.
occasionally 'a' is open at the top.
upper case 'A' probably the most-represented graph of 'A'.
upper case letter as the second letter after a flourished upper case thorn.
unlooped 'd' used throughout. The lobe is oval, and again sometimes open at the top.
'd' ligature with 'e'.
ligature with 'o'.
abbreviation of 'quod' with a circular loop as the tag on 'd'.
'g' is double compartment with each lobe as a triangle. The upper compartment has the head of the traingle to the right with horizontal slash extending from the point.
the lower compartment has the top point of the triangle attached to the upper compartment. 'g' mostly sits on the line.
'g' in final position with tag.
the head of the top lobe of 'g' is often above surrounding letters.
'h' comprises two vertical strokes, sometimes unconnected.
the head of the stem is sometimes split.
modern 'r' is used throughout in all positions.
'z'-shaped 'r' follows 'o'.
the shoulder of 'r' sometimes appears detached from the stem. There is sometimes a visible hairline connecting stroke.
double 'r' using two variants, the 'z'-shaped 'r' after 'o' followed by modern 'r'.
kidney-shaped 's' is used in final position.
initial long 's' frequently has a small hump to the left of the ascender.
a serpentine 'S' with flat head-stroke and triple parallel lines to decorate.
'w' is consistently formed. The middle stroke is usually taller than the left limb.
the left limb may curve slightly, The 'B'-shaped element is always used.
exactly the same formation as the lower case graph.
'y' is frequently found with a small dash or dot above.
the right-hand stroke is connected at the head. The two elements do not usually meet to create a fork.
the fork of 'y' is rarely closed at the lower end, as here.
Usage: The scribe's ampersands are all fairly similar.
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|Thorn and Yogh|
the scribe uses thorn frequently in all positions and for abbreviations such as this one.
yogh is also used frequently.
Usage: The decoration on every pen-flourished letter is a sort of shepherd's crook design. Each letter has one crook attached to the top of the letter and another to the bottom.
Usage: Another very distinctive decorative feature is the box surrounding the catchword.
|Upper Case Letters|
distinctive upper case 'N', very similar to one of the versions used by Scribe D.
upper case 'F' which occasionally sports a curved approach stroke to the left.
most of the upper case letters have very angular features.
another angular letter. See also 'A' in Letter 1 and 'S' in Letter 6,