'a' has two parallel sides and a horizontal cross bar. The head is usually a slightly scooped stroke to join the curved stem.
occasionally the scribe uses what appears to be an upper case 'A' for the indefinite article and also when 'a' is the initial letter of a word.
at the beginning of a line, so the upper case graph.
'd' is always looped and the lobe is usually angular.
'd' in final position with long trailing tag.
the upper case graph for a name.
a diamond-shaped upper compartment with long oval loop for the lower compartment.
in final position, 'g' often has a waving extension from the middle of the upper compartment rather than a horizontal stroke.
the upper case graph.
angular closed head-loop and long curving tail-stroke on almost all the scribe's 'h's.
'h' in the 'ght' combination has a cross-stroke through the head.
the head-stroke is open in this upper case graph.
long 'r' is used in all positions.
'r' in final position has an upward extension from the shoulder which ends in a hook.
upper case 'R' with sweeping, thick approach stroke which begins way beneath the graph.
long 's' is used in initial and medial positions.
sigma 's' is also used in initial as well as in final position.
upper case 'S'.
each limb is looped at the head. There is a 'B'-shaped element to the right.
a slightly more elaborate upper case graph with taller head-loop on the middle limb.
'y' is generally neatly and consistently executed.
'y' on the bottom line with room to extend the tail-stroke.
|Upper Case Letters|
Usage: Iesu crist
elaborate strap-work for the opening initial.