two main shapes for single compartment 'a'. This 'a' has a horned head.
simple single compartment 'a' with joining hairline.
the most frequently used upper compartment 'A' with upper lobe leaning to the left.
upper compartment 'A', very similar to one of the versions used by Hoccleve.
'd' is evenly formed with angular lobe and decisive upper loop.
'd' in final position with tag.
upper case 'D' with upper loop extended far out to the left.
secretary lower case 'g' with exaggerated tail following a clockwise arc ending in an upward curve which then turns down.
'g's with angled flat head strokes.
lower case 'h' is set at a slight slant.
a more upright version with tail curving counter-clockwise to finish.
a more slanted version of 'h'.
upper case 'H' with loop attached to the stem extending into the left margin.
both modern and long 'r' are used.
long 'r', which in fact is not very long, is probably favoured over modern 'r' on the folio examined.
'z'-shaped 'r' may or may not have the otiose stroke addition to the lower left.
long 's' is used in initial and medial positions. The stroke is thicker in the centre with tapering tail and finer head.
kidney-shaped 's' used in final position.
the stem of 's' may be split as in this example.
'w' is evenly formed with closed head loops and single compartment at the right.
sometimes the left arm has a slight angled foot.
the tail of 'y' sometimes angles first clockwise, then curls round counter-clockwise and continues up over the body of the graph, finally ending well above the upper level of the letters.
the tail of 'y' extends under the previous graphs and ends with a small curve down.
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yogh is used as equivalent to the 'y' element.
|Upper Case Letters|
the scribe has some distinctive upper case graphs.
the stem of 'I' has a loop addition to the left. The head stroke is often a loop which curves deeply before meeting the stem below the head.
'B' with a 'Z'-shaped element in front of the lower lobe of the graph.
upper case 'N' with feet and arched approach stroke.