The Parsed Corpus of Early English Correspondence

Coding conventions

Special characters

The conventions for rendering special characters are adopted from the Helsinki Corpus.
Feature Edition PCEEC
superscript wch w=ch=
abbreviation promocõns promoco~ns
accents Trenyté Trenyte` (note: acute/grave/circumflex not differentiated)
thorn (upper case) Þ +T
thorn (lower case) þ +t
yogh (upper case) 3orke +Gorke
yogh (lower case) 3e +ge
pound sign 4 +L4

Text markup

The conventions used to indicate editorial comments and other types of text markup are the same as used in the PPCME2/PPCEME