double compartment anglicana 'a' used throughout.
a squared off lower compartment in this example.
one version of upper case 'A' on this folio. The upper compartment is almost triangular.
upper case 'A' with curving open stroke at the head.
the scribe's 'd' is always looped. The lobe is triangular in shape with the loop-stroke curving up and round to a point over the lobe. The loop-stroke then continues but resolves on the angle of the lobe rather than forming a complete loop.
the only 'd' on the folio with a completed loop. Here the stroke continues to join to the following 'e'.
upper case 'D' for the name of a county.
'g' is always double compartment.
the upper compartment has a vertical aspect with straightish sides.
the lower compartment is triangular in appearance and is pointed at the left extremity.
the stem of 'h' may be straight as in this example, or it may have a foot as in version 2.
the limb is thick at the shoulder and tapers as far as the lower level of the stem. The tail continues to curve round clockwise in a wide arc to finish beyond the stem.
when in a 'ght' combination, the tail of 'h' turns counter-clockwise.
a rather indistinct upper case 'H' at the beginning of a line.
modern 'r' in initial position. Modern 'r' is used most of the time.
'r' in final position in the Latin text at the bottom of the folio.
'z'-shaped 'r' is used after 'o' on this folio.
long 'r' is used occasionally within a word.
lone 's' used in initial and medial positions.
'8'-shaped 's' used in final position.
long 's' in the middle of a word.
upper case 'S' at the beginning of a line.
'w' is quite a big graph. The head may have closed loops or they may be curved to the right but left open.
'w' in final position.
an undotted 'y'. Mainly the 'y's are dotted.
'y' in final position and dotted.
generally the tail of 'y' is neatly contained beneath the graph. Here the tail has been extended somewhat curving back clockwise under the previous graph before turning counter-clockwise to finish.
thorn is used frequently. It doe not replace 'Th' at the beginnings of lines, but everywhere else on the folio it does.
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