there is little variation in the formation of lower case 'a'.
this scribe has several versions of upper case 'A' and uses each version several times on these two folios.
the scribe also has a version of this 'A' without the bar in the lobe and without the two lines crossing the arc.
the formation of 'd' is fairly consistent throughout with squarish lobe and an ascender which closes the lobe at a forty-five degree angle at the head.
on the top line hence perhaps the slightly wider angle for the diagonal ascender.
upper case 'D'.
many of the upper case letters have decorative parallel lines within the letter. Versions 3 and 4 show two slightly different versions within the same letter.
the upper compartment of 'g' is elongated with the result that the letter looks out of proportion.
quite often the letter 'g' has a backward slant and the lower compartment has a triangular aspect.
'g' with final tag.
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many of the scribe's 'h's are formed with this rather angular aspect.
a slightly less angular letter form.
the beginning of a line and the scribe's upper case 'H'. The two parallel lines are found as decoration within many upper case letters.
a very angular form of crossed 'h' after 'c'.
modern 'r' used usually, but not exclusively, in initial and final positions.
'z'-shaped 'r' used after 'e', 'o' and consonants.
where 'r' is in final position it is almost always followed by an otiose vertical tag which continues from the shoulder stroke of 'r'. The scribe almost always uses such vertical tags on 's' and 'f' and occasionally on 't' and 'g'.
the typical form of 's' which is used exclusively at the ends of words and almost always with the tag as seen. This scribe puts a punctus at the end of each line on this folio.
long 's' used in initial position and always medially.
the scribe's upper case 'S' used for a noun. Note the extra decorative lines within the letter characteristic of many of the upper case letters of this scribe.
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the classic shape for 'w' which varies hardly at all.
'When' used as the first letter of the line, so presumably an upper case letter, the first stroke is taller than the rest of the letter.
another upper case letter at the beginning of a line. The scribe usually uses a lead-in stroke when the letter is the first in the line.
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little variation in 'y' graph.
'y' in initial position in the line. No noticeable difference between upper and lower case letters.
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|Upper Case Letters|
upper case 'I' with shadow line and two blobs on the left side of the stem.
upper case 'O' with double decorative lines within the letter.
the same double decorative lines within upper case 'P'. The descender of 'P' extends down alongside the letter on the line below.
again the double line decorative feature.
the foot which is almost always present at the bottom of the stem of 'h' is sometimes present on other letters also. Here it can be seen on 'b'.
here the 'foot' is on 'l'.
an idiosychratic upper case 'N'.
the angular foot seen here on 'k'.