straight-sided 'a' with fine hairline cross-bar.
upper case 'A' has the same basic square lobe but the head-stroke appears in two different versions.
the second version of the head-stroke.
squat unlooped 'd' is used throughout.
the stroke across the head of the oval-shaped lobe is short and may be a flat or slightly curved stroke.
'd' ligatured with 'e'.
the scribe's 'tag' on the 'd' of the abbreviated 'quod'.
double compartment 'g' with oval upper lobe and triangular lower one.
'g' in final position with long descending vertical tag.
'h' frequently has a stem with floreated head.
the limb of 'h' is sometimes wavey.
the tail-stroke may continue clockwise forming a loop back to the limb.
modern 'r' is used in all positions.
'r' in final position with curved stroke up from the base of the stem.
'z'-shaped 'r' used after round-bodied graphs.
straight 's' is used with foot at line level and angled head. This 's' is used in initial and medial positions.
'8'-shaped 's' used in final position.
the size of the following 'w' diminishes this 's' in initial position.
'w's are all formed in basically the same way.
here the whole word may be seen with initial 's' followed by a taller 'w'. The head of 'w' stands above other graphs.
'y' is consistently formed. It is almost always dotted. The left limb is generally straight and the tail is short, extending only a little beyond the fork.
|Thorn and Yogh|
thorn is used frequently. It is a squat graph with a thick stem.
yogh is used as equivalent of 'y' and of 'gh'.
|Upper Case Letters|