double compartment 'a' used throughout.
the first 'a' in this word. The top compartment of 'a' frequently forms a triangular shape.
on some folios this 'd' with reverse formation of the upper loop seems to be the only version of 'd'. The two pointed protuberances to the left of the lobe form an interesting variation.
unlooped secretary 'd' is used exclusively on other folios.
a more conventional anglicana 'd' which again may be used exclusively for some passages.
upper case 'D'.
anglicana 'g' and secretary 'g' are both used at random.
secretary 'g' on the line below version 1.
the scribe's formal script in incipits and explicits with extended upper compartment.
'h' varies little in formation. There is almost always a foot to the stem.
the more elaborate treatment of the initial letter of an incipit.
upper case letter at the beginning of a line. The floreated head has produced a circle on the left side of the stem.
modern 'r' is used throughout.
'z'-shaped 'r' used after 'o' and some consonants.
an elaborate display 'R' for the rubric.
very occasionally, final 'r' has a flourish.
kidney-shaped 's' used almost exclusively in final position.
it is possible to find a few 8-shaped 's's in final position.
long 's' is used initially and in medial position.
loop-headed 'w' with 'B'-shaped element to the right.
on some folios this 'w' with straight left limb and fine, straight strokes at the head is the only version used.
'W' in upper case position at the beginning of a line.
'y' is usually formed with a straight left arm and short tail-stroke.
'y' with abbreviative mark above.
|Thorn and Yogh|
thorn is ubiquitous. It may be used on any occasion to replace 'th'.
in keeping with the rest of the scribe's letter forms, thorn is short and squat.
yogh is also frequently used.
|l, b, k, h|
it is common to find feet on the ascenders of all these letters.