double compartment 'a' is used throughout.
Usage: A nd
the upper case letters at the beginning of each line are separated from the rest of the word.
Usage: A nd
a form of upper case 'A' used by both Adam Pinkhurst and Scribe D.
from a word in the rubric in the scribe's display script.
the lower lobe of 'd' is quite angular.
'd' with tail which emanates from the upper loop first ascending before a curving descent.
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the lower lobe of 'g' is sometimes left open.
from the rubric in the scribe's display script.
the tail is neatly tucked under the graph.
the final 'h' in this word.
from the rubric in the display hand of the scribe.
the last word of the folio before the rubric.
long 'r' is the preferred graph on this folio.
'z'-shaped 'r' after 'o' with thick, curving otiose descender from the lower left point of the graph.
modern 'r' as the first letter of the word. Modern 'r' used several times on this folio in both initial and final position as well as long 'r'.
'r' in the rubric in the scribe's display script.
square-shaped sigma 's'.
8-shaped 's' in final position. It usually sits above the level of surrounding letters and in this would resemble the practice of Adam Pinkhurst.
long 's' is used within words. The stem does not extend far below the level of surrounding letters.
most of the 'w's on this folio have a slight angled foot at the lower point of the left limb.
Usage: W here
upper case 'W' as a separated initial letter at the beginning of a line.
Usage: W el
another example of the upper case letter with the two arms of the letter flung out to the left into the margin.
the first of the two 'y's in this word which is part of the rubric in the scribe's display script.
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a strange-looking and elaborate upper case 'I'. The forked head, the number of spikey protuberances on the shaft and the loop back up from the bottom of the graph combine to produce an unusual but consistently scribed form.
the 'h' in this word, as with all the four graphs here presented is part of the rubric for the end of the Nun's Priest's Prologue and the beginning of the Tale. All the tall letters are decorated with a series of dots along the stem which gives a serrated appearance.
the 'l' in this word.
the opening 'b'.
the opening word of the rubric. It is just possible to see the same dotted decoration on the stem.