single compartment 'a' with squarish lobe.
the scribe has two versions of upper case 'A'.
single compartment 'a' has a horned head.
mainly unlooped 'd' is used.
very occasionally the scribe does use looped 'd'.
curved and arched stroke to close off the single lobe of 'd'.
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secretary 'g' with reverse curve of the descender.
the scribe quite often attaches an extra hairline stroke above the start of the horizontal stroke.
the stem of 'h' leans to the right. The limb is short and stumpy.
the scribe leaves an extra hairline presumably as he penned the stem of 'h', making a second stroke to finish the loop at the head.
the bifurcation at the top is visible also on this upper case 'H'.
Usage: He was
the first word of the folio.
thick stem for modern 'r'.
'z'-shaped 'r' is also used.
the scribe sometimes uses a more elaborate form of upper case 'R' than in version 3.
note the horned effect on top of this 's' used exclusively in final position on this folio.
bifurcation visible at the top of most 's's. Long 's' is used initially and medially.
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Usage: (H)e was
'w' with arched and extended left limb is used most frequently on this folio.
there are a few examples of 'w' with looped head on this folio.
upper case 'W' with an approach stroke which takes advantage of space in the left margin. A foot at the base of the left limb.
the tail of 'y' is variously configured.
occasionally the tail of 'y' is truncated as here.
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thorn is used frequently for 'th', not just in abbreviated words such as 'þat' or 'þ(er)', but in the middle of words as well.
the stem is fairly short. It curves and tapers towards the bottom.
thorn is also used in the running titles.
a strange version of upper case 'I' with a very short stem, almost shorter than the approach stroke, and an attached shadow stroke which is also longer than the stem itself.
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