French Leaf from a Book of Hours ca. 1485
This script is the highest grade of cursive script and has the greatest influence from textualis. Bâtarde is characterized by pointed feet, a clubbed effect on the ascenders, and a general absence of loops.
Book of Hours. France (Paris?). ca. 1485. Leaf Measurement 134 x 90 mm. Text Measurement 63 x 46 mm. Text, Hours of the Virgin-Hour of Vespers. Psalm 109 (King James 110) 1-4. In Latin. Script: Bâtarde.