Scribal ProfileAntiquaries 134 Scribe
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2. London, Society of Antiquaries MS 134
|Current Manuscript:||London, Society of Antiquaries MS 134|
|Sampled Folios:||35r, 42r, 262v|
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anglicana 'a' with upper lobe often very much larger than the lower one.
the lower compartment does not always close completely.
an oblong compartment and a diagonal ascender with crook-shaped head to close.
unlooped 'd' with the ascender short and squashed over the top of the squarish lobe.
vertical double parallel lines through this graph.
'g' is always double compartment with largish upper and squashed lower compartment.
'h' has an upright stem and longish curved tail-stroke finishing beneath the base of the stem.
slightly more elaborate graph for the upper case letter.
on the folios examined, modern 'r' is used in all positions except after 'o'.
'z'-shaped 'r' used only after 'o' on the folios examined.
long 's' used in initial and medial positions.
kidney-shaped 's' used in final position. Here at the end of a line an otiose stroke is added.
another upper case graph with double vertical parallel lines to bisect.
rectangular shape for 'w' with double lobe to the right.
upper case 'W' differentiated only by size compared with following graph. The top of the lower case letter is in line with the tops of surrounding graphs.
'y' often has a dash or curved stroke above. When 'y' stands alone as the first person pronoun, there is often a dot on each side of the graph.
|Thorn and Yogh|
thorn also has dots on each side when used for a pronoun.
occasionally thorn replaces 'th'.
yogh is used as representative of the elements 'y' and 'gh'.
|Upper Case Letters|
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