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Hand 3
Current Manuscript:USA, San Marino, CA, Henry E. Huntington Library MS HM 28561
Folios:ff320-325 (art. 9)
Sampled Folios:f322r
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Usage: villam
double compartment 'a' used throughout.
Usage: fortuna
the upper compartment frequently overhangs the lower compartment and has a horizontal, triangular aspect.
Usage: Anno
Usage: Almanie
Usage: disponere
both looped and unlooped 'd' are used.
Usage: aliquod
Usage: Edwardi
both forms of 'd' in this word.
Usage: Die
the upper case graph.
Usage: viagio
again the scribe uses both anglicana and secretary graphs for 'g'. The tail of 'g' may turn conventionally clockwise as seen here.
Usage: anglia
double compartment 'g' is also used.
Usage: regis
the tail of 'g' may also turn clockwise then arch up rather than continuing in a smooth curve.
Usage: Grey
Usage: hostie
'h' is evenly and neatly executed.
Usage: Blanchia
the head-loop is triangular.
Usage: Cuthberti
Usage: henric(us)
the limb curves gently down to a fine tail stroke.
Usage: receptis
modern 'r' is used exclusively throughout.
Usage: terris
there is little variation in this graph.
Usage: notantur
Usage: Ruthyn
Usage: subito
long 's' with scooped head-stroke is used in initial and medial positions.
Usage: receptis
'8'-shaped 's' is used in final position.
Usage: videns
's' in final position often has an added finishing stroke.
Usage: Salopie
the upper case graph.
Usage: Owyno
there is little variation in the scribe's 'w' graph either.
Usage: wallia
there is always a 'B'-shaped element to the right.
Usage: Edwardi
Usage: Wigorniam
in initial position, the left arm of 'W' is slightly longer.
Usage: Owyno
'y' is found both with and without a dot.
Usage: Grey
the tail varies in length and curvature.
Usage: leyceist(er)
'y' is neatly and evenly formed.
Usage: percy
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