double compartment anglicana 'a' used throughout. The scribe is extremely cinsistent although the size of the upper and lower compartments does vary slightly in size at times.
red glosses within the text box in the hand of the scribe.He does not adopt any kind of display script.
there is only one version of upper case 'A', formed as seen in this example. The shape hardly varies.
neat and regular formation of looped 'd'.
in some places, the loop is not quite completed.
double compartment 'g' is used throughout. The stroke from the right of the upper comnpartment is a scooped stroke combining with what in other hands appears as a horizontal extension. The lower compartment is often triangular in shape.
sometimes the scribe does not complete the lower compartment, leaving a small space between upper and lower on the right side. A hairline stroke links the head.
the upper case graph at the beginning of a line.
notched head at the top of the stem thick stroke for shoulder to limb and fine tail-stroke angling clockwise sharply beneath the body of the graph.
from the Latin incipit and to reinforce the presentation of upper case 'H' also seen in version 4.
a strange upper case graph for 'H'.
long 'r' is used in all positions except where 'z'-shaped 'r' is used after 'o' and several round-bodied graphs.
long 'r' in final position with upturn from the shoulder.
long 'r' and 'z'-shaped 'r' in this example.
long 's' is used in initial and medial positions.
flat-headed greek sigma 's' for the final position.
upper case 'S' tipped with red ink at the beginning of a line.
'w' has split heads to the arms and a 'B'-shaped element to the right.
'w' in final position.
'w' in the red ink of the gloss.
the left arm of 'y' drops vertically to the lower level of surrounding graphs. The right arm begins at the same height, angles away with a thick stroke then turns acutely and a fine stroke joins the lower end of the left arm before curving counter-clockwise, again with a thick stroke.
'y' is always dotted.
a 'y' with a straight tail.
|Thorn and Yogh|
thorn is used throughout for 'th'.
yogh is used occasionally. It may or may not be used as equivalent to the 'gh' sound. it is mainly used to represent 'y'.