regular single compartment lower case 'a' used throughout.
the scribe uses three different forms of upper case 'A' on this folio.
the lower compartment of 'A' is usually connected back to the stem with hairline strokes.
the scribe's hand is very even thus there is almost no variation at all in this letter. Looped 'd' used throughout.
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tailed 'g' is used throughout.
the scribe uses a 'gh' combination omitting the 't'.
upper case 'G'.
the basic form of 'h'. The counter-clockwise turn of the tail varies in length.
upper case 'H' as the first letter of a line. All the scribe's initial letters are quite elaborate.
the second letter following the red ink capital which begins the verse. All other initial letters of stanzas are followed by a second upper case letter so this is probably the scribe's more usual upper case 'H'.
Usage: for the loue
on the top line of verse and one of the two decorated 'h's there.
long 'r' used as well as 'z'-shaped 'r'.
'z'-shaped 'r' used in all positions including final position, as well as long 'r'.
double 'rr' using both graphs.
long 'r' with flourish in final position.
sigma 's' always used as final letter.
long 's' used initially and medially.
upper case 'S'.
Usage: Som tyme
elaborate upper case 'S' as the first letter of a line.
lower case 'w'. The two limbs lean to the left.
the left limb angles left at the head whilst the middle arm turns to the right.
upper case 'W' at the beginning of a line.
another example of upper case 'W' at the beginning of a line. The left limb has a knid of wing attached to its lower side.
the tail of 'y' varies from stanza to stanza from short to very long.
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yogh used as representative of 'y'.
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almost always short and totally undistinguished as a single tapering line.
only where 'I' begins a line of verse is it in any way different from the examples in versions 1 and 2.
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