single compartment 'a' used throughout the English text.
double compartment 'a' used for the Latin glosses.
upper case 'A'.
looped 'd' used throughout.
unlooped 'd' used in the scribe's display script.
'd' in final position with tag.
the 'g' is a double compartment anglicana 'g' with the lower compartment larger than the upper compartment. The lower compartment may be rounded as in this version.
'g' with triangular lower compartment.
'g' in final position with tag.
tailed 'g' used for the scribe's display script.
the limb of 'h' varies little and is almost always straight.
'th' combination where 'h' is almost always crossed.
upper case 'H' with unusual turn at the top of the shoulder.
'ch' combination in the scribe's display script with the top of the stem turning to the left rather than forming an arched head-stroke.
the 'z'-shaped 'r' is used almost exclusively. The shape gives a feeling of fluency and speed.
modern 'r' used in the display script of the scribe.
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typical kidney-shaped 's' in final position.
display script 's'.
sigma 's' in initial position.
Usage: soule thow
the head-stroke of long 's' can extend over the top of many letters.
'w' in initial position with curved lead-in stroke.
'w' in final position still with initial stroke as joining from the previous letter.
greatly extended left arm on the upper case 'W'.
Usage: solempne worthy
where initial 'w' does not have a curved leading stroke, the left arm extends above the level of surrounding letters as with the upper case example.
'y' is evenly formed
upper case letter at the beginning of a line.
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