straight-sided 'a' with horizontal cross-bar.
note the oversized 'a' within the word, a typical feature of this scribe.
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'd' in final position with more rounded aspect.
a more pointed lower lobe on this initial letter. This is the scribe's more usual practise.
again a 'd' in initial position with squared-off pointed lower lobe.
unlooped 'd' is also in this scribe's repertoire.
secretary 'g' with tail with reverse loop.
Usage: a grete
the lower lobe is oval and larger than the upper lobe.
'g' with hooked tag in final position.
upper case 'G' with vertical bisector.
the limb and tail-stroke finishes with a thick, flattened termination.
the head-loop of 'h' cuts through the top of the shoulder.
the second 'h' in this word and unusually the limb descends and the tail-stroke turns to the right rather than the scribe's usual practise of continuing the stroke clockwise.
occasionally the head stroke is open and arched over the following graph.
long 'r' and modern 'r' used in every position. The scribe does not seem to have a preference for either.
final long 'r' with flourish.
'z'-shaped 'r' is used occasionally.
sigma 's' is always used in final position.
long 's' is used in initial and medial positions.
sigma 's' used in initial position. It may be an upper case graph for a noun.
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a word on the top line of the folio and underlined in red because it is a title. The scribe uses an extended left limb with looped approach stroke and double lobe on the right.
also on the top line of the folio.
a simpler form with single loop at the right. The scribe still has an arching approach stroke although there are examples on this folio of 'w's with no approach stroke at all.
an unusual looped anglicana 'w' for this scribe.
the tail of 'y' varies from this more normal rendering.
the left limb is curved and stands awkwardly apart from the right element of the graph.
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curving approach stroke which the scribe also uses for the 'w' graph.
the 'v' resembles the scribe's 'b'.
in similar style to the left limb of 'w', the left limb of 'v' extends way beyond the height of surrounding graphs.
looped heads of 'l', 'h' and 'b' are all similarly executed.
because the vertical of the graph is more of a curve in this example, it is easier to see the similarity with 'V'.
several of the upper case 'B's on this folio are preceded by a closed circular stroke.
|Thorn and Yogh|
yogh with long descender characteristic of this scribe. Yogh representative of the 'gh' element.
yogh as equivalent of an initial 'y' sound.