|Current Manuscript:||USA, Chicago, University of Chicago, Regenstein Library MS 564|
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double compartment anglicana 'a' used throughout.
upper case 'A' with squarish lower lobe.
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looped 'd' with long loop which sometimes extends backwards over previous letters.
'd's with loops leaning backwards.
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double compartment 'g' which is diamond-shaped in the two compartments.
'h' has looped head and contained tail-stroke.
the initial letter of a line where all other initial letters are upper case versions. The only difference in formation is the continuation of the tail-stroke in a clockwise direction.
only long 'r' and 'z'-shaped 'r' used by this scribe.
'z'-shaped 'r' after 'o'.
the fork of 'r' is roughly at the lower level of the surrounding graphs.
sigma 's' used in initial and final positions.
long 's' is a fine stroke, slightly tilted.
the left arm of 'w' is looped and usually separate from the rest of the graph.
a 'B'-shaped element to the right of the graph.
Usage: wt oute
the tail of 'y' ends with a small curl back.
only very occasionally does the scribe curve the tail of 'y' back so far..
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|Thorn and Yogh|
thorn and yogh are used frequently.
thorn is often used with a following superscript abbreviation.
yogh is used frequently by this scribe.
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