squarish secretary 'a' used almost exclusively.
the single anglicana 'a' on this folio.
the first letter of the first line. The scribe's upper case 'A's are nearly all formed in this way.
unlooped 'd' is used occasionally by this scribe.
most of the scribe's 'd's are looped.
final 'd' with tagged finish.
most of the scribe's 'g's have a hook as a tail-stroke turning counter-clockwise.
the exception that proves the rule.
arched, open, head-stroke extended beyond the limits of the graph. The limb here descends vertically with gentle curve clockwise to finish.
the stroke from shoulder to tail is frequently angled back beyond the lower part of the stem. The stem leans to the right.
crossed 'h' in the 'ght' combination. Again the slant of 'h' is notable.
ascender of 'h' on the top line of verse.
modern 'r' is used as well as long 'r' in all positions.
long 'r' with flourish. Both long 'r' and modern 'r' are used on this folio, long 'r' particularly in final position.
'z'-shaped 'r' used after 'e' and 'o'.
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kidney-shaped 's' used frequently in final position.
sigma 's' used occasionally in final position.
upper case 'S' for this noun.
long 's' used both initially and medially.
the length of the left arm of 'w' varies and can be longer or shorter than in this example.
a secretary 'w' entirely unlike the previous example.
upper case 'W' at the beginning of a line.
the last word of a line with space above to allow the scribe to extend the letter vertically. This form of 'w' with 'B'-shaped element to the right is also used frequently on some folios.
the last word of the line and the scribe takes advantage of the space to his right by extending the tail stroke.
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Usage: in the caas
versions 1-3 are all images of ascenders on the top line of verse.
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|Upper Case Letters|
all these upper case letters are at the beginning of a line of verse.
thorn is used at times, usually with a superscript to follow.
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