the scribe's lower case 'a' stands above the level of surrounding letters making each 'a' seem like an upper case letter.
image to show size of 'a'.
the scribe has a form of straight-sided 'a' which does not stand quite so high. The two 'a's seem to be used randomly.
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looped 'd' with square or triangular-shaped lower lobe.
'd' in final position with ascending tag.
one of the upper case 'D's.
anglicana doubel compartment 'g' with both compartments of a similar size.
the letter is usually tilted to the right. Here in final position there is a curved descending tag attached to the horizontal slash.
abbreviation for the plural attached to double 'g'.
'h' usually has a foot at the base of the stem.
crossed 'h' after 't' in final position.
this could be an example of the scribe's upper case letter. The word is on the top line of text and although an upper case letter would not be expected for this word. The scribe has a tendency to mix upper and lower case throughout the text.
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long 'r' and modern 'r' alternate with no discernible pattern.
modern 'r' in final position with flourish probably for a missing final 'e'.
'z'-shaped 'r' used mainly after 'o' but also after some consonants.
upper case 'R'.
sigma 's' is used in initial and in final positions as shown here.
sigma 's' in initial position.
upper case 'S'.
long 's' is used in medial positions.
the scribe's more conventional 'w'.
this complicated, interlaced loop form of 'w' is used most of the time.
the scribe's more usual type of 'y'.
however, the scribe frequently copies a 'y' with sharp right-angled turn at the end of the tail rather than the softer curve of the regular letter.
this 'e' used almost all the time by the scribe.
occasionally the scribe uses this open 'e'.
circular 'e' is also in the scribe's repertoire.
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the scribe uses this circle for the dot of 'i' several times on this folio.
where 'i' is the final letter as in this word, the circle for the dot of 'i' is joined to the letter.
the 'i' in the scribe's formal script in 'Deo Gracias' at the end of the Retraction.