the shape of the lower case 'a' varies little on this folio.
upper case 'A' at the beginning of a line.
another example of a different upper case 'A', again at the beginning of a line.
yet another type of upper case 'A' to begin a stanza.
this form of unlooped 'd' is used interchangeably with v2.
a third type of lower case 'd' found as the initial letter in at least five words on this folio.
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'g' used in initial position. The upper compartment is not always closed.
'g' used in final position. The lower compartment is oval in shape.
upper case 'G'.
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'h' as the initial letter of a word. Where 'h' begins a word, it nearly always has a foot beneath the stem on the left side. The head is left open.
looped head-stroke resting on the top of the shoulder.
'gh' combination with limb and then tail-stroke flicked to the right rather than curving clockwise as in the previous examples.
'h' with heightened ascender on top line of verse.
an example of long 'r' as the initial letter.
z'-shaped 'r' in final position. This 'r' occurs more frequently than long 'r' and is not confined merely to following 'o'.
final 'r' with flourish. The 'z'-shaped 'r' is more usually found in final position.
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sigma 's' in final position.
a typical long 's' with thick tapering stem and fine head stroke.
the first letter of a new stanza and therefore slightly more exaggerated.
looped anglicana 'w' with three mainly even loops.
this current form of 'w' is used both within a word as here, or as an initial letter.
'w' in initial position with lead-in stroke.
used as the initial letter of a line of verse.
'y' varies in the length and angle of the tail-stroke.
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|Upper Case Letters|
some of the scribe's upper case letters have a spidery aspect as here with the initial upper case letter of a stanza.
another upper case letter used at the beginning of a stanza.
the first letter of the opening stanza of the folio.
upper case 'I'.