this version of 'a' is within a word. The letter stands way above the other letters and this is a feature of this scribe's hand.
a more normal shape for 'a'.
the initial letter of the line.
when used in initial position as in this word, the lobe of 'd' has a point at the left side.
when used within a word, the lobe of 'd' tends to be rounded.
'd' in final position with tag.
another 'd' in initial poisition. It is difficult to tell whether the scribe intended this as an upper case graph.
the upper lobe of 'g' is frequently open.
sometimes it is possible to see a hairline stroke across the head of the graph.
'g' in final position with tag.
upper case 'G'.
the head-stroke of 'h' leans to the right. The descender is thickly scribed at the shoulder and the limb descends at the same thickness until the tail-stroke begins the curve beneath the body of the graph.
here the tail-stroke curves round and back up to cross the limb and join to the following graph.
when 'h' follows 't' it is crossed.
the combination 'ght'.
on the two folios examined, long 'r' is used in all positions except after 'o'.
'r' in final position with flourish.
'z'-shaped 'r' used after 'o'.
an initial upper case graph is used for this noun. However, the word is not in first position in the line. Other nouns are capitalised as in 'Igonoraunce' and 'Repentaunce' on f47v.
sigma 's' is used initially and in final position. It is also used medially in the word 'A suage' but it is difficult to tell whether the scribe believed that this was one or two words.
's' in final position frequently has a finishing stroke extending horizontally.
where double long 's' is used, the first graph is always lower than the second.
where 's' is followed by other graphs, the finishing stroke is curled up and over the next letter.
the majority of the 'w' graphs are the same as in this example. The upper case graph is eactly the same as the lower case one.
there are a couple of different graphs for 'w' with looped head which are used occasionally.
another variation used a single time on these folios.
the distinctive graph used most of the time.
the tail of 'y' describes a wide arc counter-clockwise beneath the graph.
the tail of 'y' is often extended below following graphs.
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