MS. Lyell 56
Fine initials, mostly of vinescroll type, drawn mainly in red but with further details in lilac or light-brown ink, sometimes with parts washed in yellow or green. Some have zoomorphic features and figures, including (fol. 168r) a figure of a monk, possibly intended to be Honorius himself. (P&A i. 80, pl. VII)
Provenance and Acquisition
Chosen as one of the hundred manuscripts bequeathed to the Bodleian by Lyell in 1948.
Digital Bodleian (9 images from 35mm slides)