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|This is only a sample from the first few lines, to indicate the abbreviation marks and the systems used. There are abbreviations in the proper nouns, or names, as well. Once you have got your eye in, you can find all the abbreviations by checking the text against the transcript.|
|Charter of Ralph de Cuningburgh to the Abbey of Byland (British Library, add. charter 70691). All images by permission of the British Library.|
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