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Current Manuscript:London, British Library, Sloane 2578
Sampled Folios:107v
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Usage: all
only single compartment 'a' is used.
Usage: shalbe
Usage: cadet
Usage: As
a double compartment graph for the upper case letter.
Usage: derthe
unlooped 'd' with oval lobe. Down-stroke set at an oblique angle which does not always close the lobe.
Usage: fynisshed
Usage: heddes
Usage: maide
Usage: hunger
scoop-shaped bowl to 'g' with longish tail which turns in reverse at the end.
Usage: king(es)
the hair-line stroke at the head extends as the horizontal dash and joins to the following graph.
Usage: thurgh
sometimes the tail travels in a clockwise direction first before curling down to finish.
Usage: dygger
Usage: hunger
leaning 'h' in initial position.
Usage: tellethe
'h' to follow 't' with stem and shoulder as a continuous wavy line.
Usage: ryght
Usage: hitherw(er)d
the graph ends with a turn counter-clockwise.
Usage: ryght
the 'r' resembles a number '2' followed by a sickle-shaped extension.
Usage: dygger
Usage: warr(e)
the flourish on the final 'r' probably represents a missing 'e'.
Usage: Reges
upper case 'R' also resembles the figure '2' with semi-circular addition on the side and horizontal cross-bar through the middle..
Usage: shalbe
long 's' is used in initial and medial positions.
Usage: vsurpans
'6'-shaped 's' with reverse curl at the head is used in final position.
Usage: fynisshed
Usage: frutes
Usage: warne
long approach stroke to the left limb.
Usage: enowe
a single lobe to the right which may appear almost circular in some examples.
Usage: when
in other examples, the compartment at the right has almost a horizontal base.
Usage: w(er)ke
Usage: ye
again, the body of 'y' varies little. The tail does vary in length and in shape.
Usage: multeply
the tail of 'y' angles down to finish.
Usage: dye
Usage: ryght
'y' has a concave stroke angling down attached to the end of the tail.
Usage: þe
thorn is virtually indistinguishable from 'y'. It is mainly used with superscript abbreviations.
Usage: þen
Usage: ampersand
there are no yoghs on this folio but ampersand is quite distinctive.
Usage: ampersand
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