|Current Manuscript:||Oxford, Bodleian Library MS Barlow 20|
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double compartment anglicana 'a' used throughout. The compartments are oval in shape.
upper case 'A' at the beginning of a line.
the scribe's formation of letters sometimes deteriorates towards the bottom of the folio.
an upper case letter in the middle of a line.
'd' is looped. The bowl varies in shape.
pointed lower lobe and upper loop flung backwards.
upper case 'D' at the beginning of a line with 2-shaped element preceding.
double compartment 'g' used throughout.
the head of the upper compartment is sometimes flat with connecting hair-line.
a rather distorted version of 'g'.
'g' in final position with horizontal slash.
the classic shape of lower case 'h' by this scribe with tapering limb stroke.
stem of 'h' with arching head-stroke.
'H' at the beginning of a line and presumed to be upper case. The approach stroke to the stem of the graph may be seen clearly.
horizontal from 'g' leading through to the head of 'h'.
long 'r' used in all positions most of the time.
'z'-shaped 'r' mainly used after 'o', once after 'i' on this folio and occasionally after a consonant.
sigma 's' only used in initial position.
an exaggerated example of version 1, not an upper case letter although exactly the same shape.
kidney 's' only used in final position.
long 's' used in initial and medial positions.
'w' almost always has a curved lead-in stroke.
'y' varies only in the length and curvature of the tail.
|Thorn and Yogh.|
the stem of thorn is quite long and tapering. Thorn is used frequently.
yogh is also used frequently.
also used in 'ȝeue'.