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The abbreviations are mostly somewhat ad hoc contractions, and are used in proper nouns, or names, as well as in ordinary words. The use of the letter y to represent th only occurs in abbreviated words. This is a sample. To find all the abbreviations, work through the text pages with the transcript window open.
|Notes added to Genealogy of the Beauchamp Family, early 16th century. From a private collection. Photographs © Dianne Tillotson.|
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