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Memorial register of the Leiden St Peter's Church; Leiden, ELO, 502, no. 7

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Title and MeMO text carrier ID
MeMO text carrier ID 10
Name Memorial register of the Leiden St Peter's Church; Leiden, ELO, 502, no. 7
[347] Notes about important events in the history of the church 1r - 2r
[289] Arrangements concerning memorial services 6r - 8r
[16] Calendar of memorial services 9r - 87r
[290] Testaments and arrangements concerning masses and services 87v - 102v
[348] List of clocks in the church and their weight 106r -
Category
Type of text carrier Manuscript with more than one text
Classification Miscellany
Short description Ca. 1450, with later additions until 1480. Next to a register of memorial services of the church, the manuscript contains legal and practical notes about the foundation and obligations of the church and the celebration of memorial services.
Additional remarks
Holding institution Leiden, Erfgoed Leiden en Omstreken (formerly known as: Regionaal Archief Leiden)
Collection Kerken
Entry number collection 502
Identifier in collection 7
Link to online description
Alternative collection
Alternative collection identifiers
Accessibility Facsimile on the website of ELO
Additional remarks
Original institution(s)
Original institution(s)
Dates of separate texts
Date
Author(s)
Author(s)
Text material(s)
  • parchment
Watermark(s)
Number of leaves
Collation
Dimensions (mm)
Height x width 288 x 210
Condition of the text carrier Many leafs are crumpled, which makes reading sometimes difficult. The material is in good condition.
Conservation
Adaptations
Type(s) of adaption
  • extra pages/leaves sewn/glued in
  • (parts of) leaves/pages cut out
Specification 102 written fol. until c. 1450, with some later additions until 1480 and some blank parchment folios. In the first and last quire many folios are cut out after the foliation was done, resulting in gaps in the order of folio numbers. Folio 45 is an added paper folio.
Cover
Cover material(s)
  • wood
  • leather
Specification
Date of the cover 16th century
Specification
Additional remarks 16th century leather-on-wood cover with copper cams and locks (the brackets themselves are missing).
Table of contents
Is there a contemporary (e.g. medieval) table of contents in the text carrier? no
Specification
Colophon
Is there a colophon in the text carrier? no
Specification
Rubrication
Are the texts in the text carrier rubricated? yes
Heraldry
Number of heraldic items
Locations of the heraldry in the text carrier
Specification
Illustration(s)
Location(s) of the illustration(s)
  • outside cover (back)
  • accompanying a memorial text
  • outside cover (front)
Types of illustrations
  • marginal decoration(s)
Specification Rubrication accompanies the memorial text. Images of the faces of emperors and of Judit, Fortital, Iustici and Fides on the outside of the front and back cover.
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
  • no mark of ownership
Specification
Additional remarks
  • Leiden, ELO, Facsimile of Memorial register of the Leiden St Peter's Church, 502, no. 7 , https://www.erfgoedleiden.nl/collecties/archieven/archievenoverzicht/inventaris/memorixscans/eadid/0502/inventarisnr/7/level/file
Additional remarks
  • Overvoorde, J.C., Archieven van de kerken (Leiden 1915)
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Other documentation
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Additional remarks

Memorial text in: [10] Memorial register of the Leiden St Peter's Church; Leiden, ELO, 502, no. 7 [10]

Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
  • memorial register (memorial services)
  • obituary
  • kalendarium
Title and MeMO memorial text ID
Title Calendar of memorial services
MeMO memorial text ID 16
Pagination or foliation
Page(s)
Specification
Folio(s)
  • Folio 9r to 87r
Specification
Date of creation (physical object)
Date
Argumentation
Specification
Date of creation (contents of the text)
Date ca.1450
Argumentation
  • based on research
Specification
Period covered by the memorial text
Date <1450-1480
Argumentation
  • based on research
Specification
Additional remarks
Original institution(s)
Institution [18] St. Pieterskerk (Pieterskerk) (St Peter's Church (Pieterskerk)), Leiden
Argumentation
Specification
Name
Name of the commissioning party of the original text
Composition of the commissioning party
Specification (composition)
Members of the commissioning party
Commissioning person(s)
Commissioning institution(s)
  • [18] St. Pieterskerk (Pieterskerk) (St Peter's Church (Pieterskerk)), Leiden
Additional remarks
Language
Language
  • Dutch
Specification
Description of hands
Description of hands Different hands, gothic cursive
Statement of responsibility
Person(s)
Additional remarks
Place(s) of production
Place(s) of production
Users
Intended users/audience
  • for communal purposes in an institution or community (administrative)
  • for communal purposes in an institution or community (liturgical)
Specification
Usage
Intended place of usage
Specification (intended place)
Depository inside the institution
Specification (depository)
Traces of usage
Additional remarks
Order of the data in the text
Type of registration in a calendar (Roman/Julian/Gregorian)
Specification
Filiation
Filiation
Register of memorial services
Type(s) of memorial services
  • taper/candles on grave or elsewhere
  • doles to the poor
  • mass (including daily masses that are not a memorial mass)
  • visit to the grave
  • pall on the grave
  • pittances
  • vigil
Number of memorial services > 1000
Frequency of memorial services
  • annually
Executor(s) of memorial services
  • member(s) of the institution
Commemorated persons
Number of the commemorated persons > 1000
Sex of the commemorated persons 50% male, 50% female
Background of commemorated persons
  • not researched
Specification
Supplementary information
The register contains supplementary information concerning
  • about pittances
  • about memorial services
Specification Detailing the number of candles on the grave and the payment to the participating priests, and sometimes pitancies or distributions to third parties.
Additional remarks
Incipit
Incipit Januarius; A circumcisio domini
Explicit
Explicit Dese kelc is ghecomen na heel. pieters dach
Illustration(s)
Illustrations or decorations
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