secretary 'a' used throughout as the lower case letter.
anglicana 'a' is used for display script in incipits etc.
the scribe has several upper case 'A's one of which is this secretary form with hairline joining stroke.
upper case 'A' with square lobe and curved approach stroke which begins beneath the graph.
rounded anglicana looped 'd' is used all the time.
'd' with more angular lobe used infrequently.
upper case 'D' in the title.
the standard shape of upper case 'D'.
double compartment 'g.
'g' in the incipit with triangular lower compartment and square upper compartment.
crossed 'h' to follow 'g'.
in terms of formation, the 'g' graph is one of the scribe's less successful ones.
the scribe's 'h' is consistently formed.
very occasionally the tail-stroke turns counter-clockwise to finish.
upper case letter at the beginning of a line. The formation is the same as the lower case graph except for the pair of spikes attached to the left of the stem.
one of the scribe's more elaborate display letters for the title.
modern 'r' used in all positions except after 'o'.
a slightly different shape with occasional use of an approach stroke for the first letter of a word.
'z'-shaped 'r' after 'o' with or without otiose additional stroke.
upper case 'R' at the beginning of a line and tipped with red. As with upper case 'A', the curving approach stroke begins beneath the graph.
sigma 's' in final position. Also used occasionally in initial position.
kidney 's' also used in final position, probably not as frequently as sigma 's'.
long 's' used in initial and medial positions.
'w' is formed in similar fashion whatever its position.
occasionally the left arm extends above the previous letter.
'y' is regularly formed. The tail is usually a short turn counter-clockwise.
very occasionally 'y' has a dot above.
upper case letter at the beginning of a line and tipped with red.
the first word in a stanza hence an even more elaborate letter whose tail extends down past the upper case 'T,' the first letter of the next line.
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Usage: Marginal decoration for the above piece.