MS. Lyell 80
The headings and first line of the first poem are written in large capitals in alternate lines of gold and blue. There are no initials for the later poems, but their headings are written in violet or red; a black bear, symbolizing the Orsini, has been painted at the beginning of several of the poems. Probably the presentation copy and written by Michele himself. (P&A ii. 374)
Provenance and Acquisition
Chosen as one of the hundred manuscripts bequeathed to the Bodleian by Lyell in 1948.