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Current Manuscript:Oxford, Bodleian Library MS Rawlinson D.3
Sampled Folios:8v
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Usage: statutes
straight-sided double compartment 'a' used throughout.
Usage: augustus
the scribe's graphs are spaced out.
Usage: Apryl
upper case 'A'.
Usage: days
unooped 'd' used throughout.
Usage: diu(er)se
Usage: Decembre
upper case 'D' with serrated left side and a double set of parallel lines used as decoration.
Usage: august
double compartment 'g' with triangular lower compartment.
Usage: augustus
Usage: monethes
'h' is very upright with straight stem and with the limb also a straight stroke with a minimal turn of the nib to finish.
Usage: hath
Usage: þowh
'h' is copied above the line and the limb ends either on or just below the line. A tiny hairline turn provides the 'tail'.
Usage: Decembre
modern 'r' used throughout.
Usage: lordes
'z'-shaped 'r' after 'o'.
Usage: Ianuar(ius)
'r' with very neat abbreviative mark.
Usage: monethes
angular 8-shaped 's' used in final position.
Usage: statutes
's' with straight stem used in initial and medial positions.
Usage: Sum(m)e
upper case 'S'.
Usage: lesse
Usage: wer(e)
as with most of the scribe's graphs, the shape of the letters is very consistent.
Usage: þowh
Usage: thyes
almost no tail at all on 'y'.
Usage: lykened
the tail of 'y' is so minimal it stops short of the line.
Usage: days
Upper Case 'N'
Usage: Noue(m)bre
the scribe uses a number of different ways to decorate his graphs.
Usage: Nouembre
Usage: Neuer
Upper Case Letters
Usage: Ianuar
Usage: The
Usage: Febr.
Usage: Rome
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