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Current Manuscript:Liverpool, Liverpool Public Library MS f909 HIG
Sampled Folios:5v-6r
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Usage: makynge
a flat-headed double compartment 'a'.
Usage: real
Usage: Seneca
Usage: Also
upper case 'A' with squarish lower lobe.
Usage: dedes
unlooped 'd' used throughout.
Usage: hadde
Usage: world
Usage: Dedes
Usage: grete
double compartment 'g' is used throughout.
Usage: clensynge
the compartments are not always closed though they may be finished with hairline strokes.
Usage: goodnes
Usage: Messanger
Usage: hadde
short straight stem and limb set at an angle with fine descending tail-stroke.
Usage: florischers
Usage: howe
the limb is longer and curves slightly to the right ending as a thicker stroke than when it began.
Usage: solempneliche
Usage: redenesse
modern 'r' is used in all positions.
Usage: faire
Usage: barayne
Usage: Rome
the upper case version.
Usage: solempne
long 's' is used in initial position.
Usage: dedes
kidney-shaped 's' is used in final position.
Usage: vnparfitnesse
Usage: Seneca
upper case 'S'.
Usage: were
a simple 'w' form which does not vary.
Usage: know
Usage: We
Usage: Writynge
Usage: ysende
'y' varies little with fine straight tail with tiny flick to the right to finish.
Usage: mankynde
Usage: prys
Usage: Yeftes
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