a straight-sided single compartment 'a' with cross-stroke which gives the appearance of a double compartment.
the upper lobe of 'a' stands above surrounding letters.
upper case letter at the beginning of a line.
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the scribe's most usual form of looped 'd'.
in initial position, the lobe of 'd' becomes very angular.
'd' in final position with vertical descending tag.
Usage: condicion of
exhuberance on the top line.
double compartment 'g' in initial position showing clearly the placing of the lower lobe of the letter on the line itself.
rounded head-loop and gently curving limb and short tail continuing the clockwise movement.
the scribe's formation of lower case 'h' is very consistent.
upper case 'H' at the beginning of a line. The scribe does not always use this form with two protuberances on the stem. Other upper case 'H's are the same in form as the lower case ones.
'h' on the top line.
modern 'r' used in all positions except where 'z'-shaped 'r' appears after 'o', 'e' and a few consonants.
'z'-shaped 'r' with otiose stroke descending from the lower left of the letter. This stroke is not always present.
kidney-shaped 's' used invariably in final position.
long 's' used initially and medially.
lower case 'w' varies little in shape except for the length of the left arm of the letter and the presence or absence of an approach stroke.
an abbreviation used on several occasions.
'y' is neatly formed and varies little.
occasionally the tail of 'y' is taken up to the next letter.
'Y' in upper case position at the beginning of a line.
two 'y's vying for descenders with the otiose descender from 'r'.