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CUL Gg. 4.27 Scribe
Profiles for this Scribe:
2. Oxford, Bodleian Library MS e Musaeo 116, Part I
Current Manuscript:Oxford, Bodleian Library MS e Musaeo 116, Part I
Sampled Folios:3r, 13r
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Usage: planete
characteristic flat-topped upper lobe.
Usage: castel
an oval lower lobe and upper lobe with flat top.
Usage: At
a very distinctive upper case graph.
Usage: And
Usage: fyndist
this scribe's 'd' graph is very evenly formed.
Usage: adde
Usage: lord
Usage: dwellid
the lower lobe is squared off with hairline stroke connecting back from the angled lobe.
Usage: pilgry(m)ages
first 'g' in this word. The 'g' graph is consistently formed with two squarish lobes with upper lobe set slightly ahead of the lower lobe.
Usage: doughtyr
the hairline connector between the two sides of the lower compartment is almost invisible in this example and the two sides appear unconnected.
Usage: kyng
'g' in final position with slight upturn on the tag to the right of the upper compartment.
Usage: Gaȝa
upper case 'G'.
Usage: here
the limb and tail-stroke are short and contained. There is frequently an angled foot at the base of the stem.
Usage: which
the head-stroke of 'h' is separate from the stem.
Usage: hise
Usage: He
upper case 'H' with hook on the left side at the top of the shaft. The angled foot of the shaft has a spike where the scribe has placed his quill to make the angled stroke.
Usage: rote
modern 'r' is used throughout in all positions except when replaced by 'z'-shaped 'r'.
Usage: our
'r' in final position with flourish representative of missing 'e'.
Usage: sekyrly
'z'-shaped 'r' after 'y'.
Usage: werris
Usage: sone
long 's' is always used in initial position.
Usage: weyes
kidney-shaped 's' is used in final position on almost every occasion.
Usage: argumentis
the scribe also has this 's' in his repertoire for final position.
Usage: passe
Usage: weye
'w' always has the 'B'-shaped element to the right.
Usage: thow
Usage: wretyn
Usage: wt
the angled left limb usually has a hairline stroke connecting to the head of the middle limb.
Usage: yer
the tail of 'y' is usually short and stumpy. It may be curled round as here or straighter as in version 3.
Usage: certey
Usage: babyloyne
Usage: chylderyn
Usage: ȝer to yer
there are no thorns on the folios examined and only the occasional use of yogh which is used here to represent the 'y' in 'yer' which is present in the second example of the word.
Usage: Gaȝa
yogh used here for the 'z' sound in this word.
Upper Case Letters
Usage: Thieche
Usage: Nota
Usage: Iosep
Usage: To
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