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|Most of the abbreviations are simple contractions. There is no use of the nomina sacra terms. The abbreviation for misericordiae is an example of an extreme abbreviation for a very common word, which is just meant to be recognisable almost as a symbol, rather then following any of the standard rules of abbreviation.|
|Book of Hours, early 16th century. From a private collection. Photographs © Dianne Tillotson.|
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