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Memorial registers of the St Jerome monastery in Roermond (Liber Memoriarum); Maastricht, 14.A002B, no. 551

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Title and MeMO text carrier ID
MeMO text carrier ID 101
Name Memorial registers of the St Jerome monastery in Roermond (Liber Memoriarum); Maastricht, 14.A002B, no. 551
[1984] Title page 1r - 1v
[1985] Introduction, 1466 2r - 3v
[212] List of priors 3v - 5v
[1986] Blank 5v - 6v
[213] List of canons 7r - 11v
[214] List of lay brethern and oblates 12r - 13v
[215] History of the foundation of the convent and some important bequests 14r - 20v
[216] Kalendarium 21r - 53v
Category
Type of text carrier Manuscript with more than one text
Classification Miscellany
Short description Liber Memoriarum of the St Jerome monastery (canons regular) in Roermond, containing: A- List of Priors (f° iij), canons (f° vi), lay brethern (f° x), and oblates (f° xi) B.- History of the foundation of the convent and some important bequests (f° xiiij) C. - Kalendarium (f° xxij) (last four months missing). 1438-1561
Additional remarks
Holding institution Maastricht, Regionaal Historisch Centrum Limburg (RHCL)
Collection Archief van het Kapittel van de H. Petrus te Sint Odiliënberg, sinds 1361 Kapittel van de H. Geest te Roermond, sinds 1569 Kathedraal Kapittel (858) 1297-1797
Entry number collection 14.A002B
Identifier in collection 551
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Alternative collection
Alternative collection identifiers
Accessibility
Additional remarks
Original institution(s)
Original institution(s)
Dates of separate texts
Date
  • 1466-1572
  • 1466-1509
  • 1466-1533
  • 1466-1567
Author(s)
Author(s)
Text material(s)
  • parchment
Watermark(s)
Number of leaves 52
Collation 1-24, 31+2, 46, 54, 62, 73-1 81-1
Dimensions (mm)
Height x width 250 x 175
Condition of the text carrier good, front cover detached
Conservation
Adaptations
Type(s) of adaption
  • (parts of) leaves/pages cut out
Specification Some pages have been cut, others have been torn, the calendar misses the last 4 months (September-December).
Cover
Cover material(s)
  • leather
  • wood
Specification Wooden cover lined with leather, containing metal closing clasps. The leather seems to have been replaced at some moment, which was very coarsely executed and covers the clasps partly. Behind the clasps there can still be seen traces of the original leather lining.
Date of the cover 15th century
Specification probably contemporary with the contents, only the leather was renewed later
Additional remarks
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? yes
Specification First page: Iste est liber memoriarum ac beneficiorum domus sanctissimi Iheronimi presbyteri et doctoris ordinis canonicorum regularium beati Augustini episcopi opidi Ruremundensis
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)
  • accompanying a memorial text
  • accompanying a non-memorial text
Types of illustrations
  • decorated initial(s)
Specification f. 2r: Decorated inital in red and blue, with red penwork flourishings. f. 4r and 15r: decorated initials in red and green with red penwork flourishings
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance On September 1, 1466, the prior of the monastery, Oliverus van Berckt, and the Canons in conference in the Chapter, decided to start a Liber Memoriam. Bought in june 1869 from a bookseller in The Hague.
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
  • stamp(s)
Specification Stamps of the Rijksarchief Limburg
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
  • Habets, J., Memorieboek van het klooster van den H. Hieronymus te Roermond der reguliere Kanonniken van den H. Augustinus 1438-1561, Publications de la Société Historique et Archéologique dans le Limbourg 9 (1872), , 311-342
Additional remarks
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Memorial text in: [101] Memorial registers of the St Jerome monastery in Roermond (Liber Memoriarum); Maastricht, 14.A002B, no. 551 [101]

Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
  • memorial register (memorial services)
  • necrology
  • kalendarium
  • obituary
Title and MeMO memorial text ID
Title Kalendarium
MeMO memorial text ID 216
Pagination or foliation
Page(s)
Specification
Folio(s)
  • Folio 21r to 53v
Specification contemporary foliation: ff. xxii-lxxxviii
Date of creation (physical object)
Date 1466-1572
Argumentation
  • based on research
  • date(s) are mentioned in the text
Specification
Date of creation (contents of the text)
Date >1438-<1466
Argumentation
  • based on research
Specification the monastery was founded in 1438, the book was made in 1466
Period covered by the memorial text
Date <1471-1572
Argumentation
  • date(s) are mentioned in the text
Specification not all entries are dated
Additional remarks
Original institution(s)
Institution [325] St. Hieronymusklooster, Regulieren (St Jerome's Monastery, Regular Canons ), Roermond
Argumentation
  • the institution is mentioned in another text in the same manuscript
Specification
Name
Name of the commissioning party of the original text
Composition of the commissioning party
  • members of a religious order
Specification (composition)
Members of the commissioning party
Commissioning person(s)
Commissioning institution(s)
Additional remarks
Language
Language
  • Latin
Specification
Description of hands
Description of hands multiple hands, all gothic textualis
Statement of responsibility
Person(s)
Additional remarks
Place(s) of production
Place(s) of production St Jerome monastery, Roermond
Users
Intended users/audience
  • 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
  • mass (including daily masses that are not a memorial mass)
Number of memorial services 51-99
Frequency of memorial services
  • annually
Executor(s) of memorial services
  • member(s) of the institution
Commemorated persons
Number of the commemorated persons 100-199
Sex of the commemorated persons 50% male, 50% female
Background of commemorated persons
  • people associated with the institution (socially)
  • members of the institution (full membership) (e.g. brothers and sisters)
Specification
Supplementary information
The register contains supplementary information concerning
  • about gifts
Specification gifts: money, liturgical items, interests, books
Additional remarks
Incipit
Incipit Ista est pars huius libri in quo kalendario inscribuntur beneficia et nomina benefactorum ac fautorum.
Explicit
Explicit Et debet quarter in anno eius memoria fieri iuxta eius peticionem
Illustration(s)
Illustrations or decorations

Memorial text in: [101] Memorial registers of the St Jerome monastery in Roermond (Liber Memoriarum); Maastricht, 14.A002B, no. 551 [101]

Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
  • memorial register (memorial services)
  • memorial register (gifts)
  • chronicle
Title and MeMO memorial text ID
Title History of the foundation of the convent and some important bequests
MeMO memorial text ID 215
Pagination or foliation
Page(s)
Specification
Folio(s)
  • Folio 14r to 20v
Specification contemporary foliation: xiii-xix
Date of creation (physical object)
Date 1466-1509
Argumentation
  • based on research
  • date(s) are mentioned in the text
Specification
Date of creation (contents of the text)
Date 1438
Argumentation
  • date(s) are mentioned in the text
Specification
Period covered by the memorial text
Date 1438-1509
Argumentation
  • date(s) are mentioned in the text
Specification
Additional remarks
Original institution(s)
Institution [325] St. Hieronymusklooster, Regulieren (St Jerome's Monastery, Regular Canons ), Roermond
Argumentation
  • the institution/community is mentioned in the text
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)
Additional remarks
Language
Language
  • Latin
Specification
Description of hands
Description of hands multiple hands, gothic textualis
Statement of responsibility
Person(s)
Additional remarks
Place(s) of production
Place(s) of production St Jerome monastery
Users
Intended users/audience
  • 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 chronologically
Specification
Filiation
Filiation
Narrative source containing one or more historical events
Type of narrative source chronicle
Short summary of the contents Foundation of the convent in 1438 by Johannes de Lovania, and some important foundations and benefactors
Annual entries
Information regarding memoria
Type of memoria information
  • countergifts
  • liturgical practices
  • founders and benefactors
  • gifts
Specification
Context
General historical information
Specification of general historical information
Aspects of the history of the institution
  • foundation
  • building history
Specification
Additional remarks
Incipit
Incipit Ista est secunda pars huius libri in quo ob eorum meliorem noticiam et observationem continentur
Explicit
Explicit quod tunc prior predictus presentabit
Illustration(s)
Illustrations or decorations

Memorial text in: [101] Memorial registers of the St Jerome monastery in Roermond (Liber Memoriarum); Maastricht, 14.A002B, no. 551 [101]

Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
  • memorial register (names)
Title and MeMO memorial text ID
Title List of canons
MeMO memorial text ID 213
Pagination or foliation
Page(s)
Specification
Folio(s)
  • Folio 7r to 11v
Specification Contemporary foliation: vi-x
Date of creation (physical object)
Date 1466-1572
Argumentation
  • based on research
  • date(s) are mentioned in the text
Specification the book was started in 1466, after 1466 the writing hand changes slightly
Date of creation (contents of the text)
Date 1446
Argumentation
  • date(s) are mentioned in the text
Specification
Period covered by the memorial text
Date 1446-1572
Argumentation
  • date(s) are mentioned in the text
Specification
Additional remarks
Original institution(s)
Institution [325] St. Hieronymusklooster, Regulieren (St Jerome's Monastery, Regular Canons ), Roermond
Argumentation
  • the institution is mentioned in another text in the same manuscript
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)
Additional remarks
Language
Language
  • Latin
Specification
Description of hands
Description of hands multiple hands, all gothic textualis
Statement of responsibility
Person(s)
Additional remarks
Place(s) of production
Place(s) of production St Jerome monastery
Users
Intended users/audience
  • 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 chronologically
Specification
Filiation
Filiation
Register of names
Type of register of names list of deceased members of a religious institution (convent/monastery/religious house)
Persons mentioned
Number of names 51-99
Sex of the persons mentioned (in percentages) 100% male
Background of the persons mentioned
  • members of the institution (full membership) (e.g. brothers and sisters)
Specification canons
Persons are registered while alive/dead unknown
Supplementary information
The register contains supplementary information concerning
  • biographical information
Specification dates of death mentioned
Additional remarks first 50 names are numbered
Incipit
Incipit Nomina fratrum choralium professorum huius domus
Explicit
Explicit obijt anno 1498 xv die novembris. Oretur pro anima eius.
Illustration(s)
Illustrations or decorations

Memorial text in: [101] Memorial registers of the St Jerome monastery in Roermond (Liber Memoriarum); Maastricht, 14.A002B, no. 551 [101]

Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
  • memorial register (names)
Title and MeMO memorial text ID
Title List of priors
MeMO memorial text ID 212
Pagination or foliation
Page(s)
Specification
Folio(s)
  • Folio 3v to 5v
Specification contemporary foliation: ff. iii-iiii
Date of creation (physical object)
Date 1466-1533
Argumentation
  • based on research
  • date(s) are mentioned in the text
Specification
Date of creation (contents of the text)
Date 1466
Argumentation
  • based on research
Specification the book was started in 1466
Period covered by the memorial text
Date 1444-1533
Argumentation
  • date(s) are mentioned in the text
Specification
Additional remarks
Original institution(s)
Institution [325] St. Hieronymusklooster, Regulieren (St Jerome's Monastery, Regular Canons ), Roermond
Argumentation
  • the institution is mentioned in another text in the same manuscript
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)
Additional remarks
Language
Language
  • Latin
Specification
Description of hands
Description of hands multiple hands, gothic textualis
Statement of responsibility
Person(s)
Additional remarks
Place(s) of production
Place(s) of production St Jerome monastery, Roermond
Users
Intended users/audience
  • 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 chronologically
Specification
Filiation
Filiation
Register of names
Type of register of names list of abbots/abbesses/priors etc.
Persons mentioned
Number of names < 50
Sex of the persons mentioned (in percentages) 100% male
Background of the persons mentioned
  • members of the institution (full membership) (e.g. brothers and sisters)
Specification priors
Persons are registered while alive/dead unknown
Supplementary information
The register contains supplementary information concerning
  • biographical information
  • about graves
Specification of all priors the date of death and place of burial is mentioned
Additional remarks
Incipit
Incipit Ista est prima pars huius libri, in qua ponuntur [?]m ordinem nomina et cognomina priorum omnium et fratrum tam choralium
Explicit
Explicit Oretur fideliter pro anima eius et domino presentibus commendetur
Illustration(s)
Illustrations or decorations

Memorial text in: [101] Memorial registers of the St Jerome monastery in Roermond (Liber Memoriarum); Maastricht, 14.A002B, no. 551 [101]

Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
  • memorial register (names)
Title and MeMO memorial text ID
Title List of lay brethern and oblates
MeMO memorial text ID 214
Pagination or foliation
Page(s)
Specification
Folio(s)
  • Folio 12r to 13v
Specification contemporary foliation: xi-xii
Date of creation (physical object)
Date 1466-1567
Argumentation
  • based on research
  • date(s) are mentioned in the text
Specification book made in 1466
Date of creation (contents of the text)
Date 1447
Argumentation
  • date(s) are mentioned in the text
Specification
Period covered by the memorial text
Date 1447-1561
Argumentation
  • date(s) are mentioned in the text
Specification
Additional remarks
Original institution(s)
Institution [325] St. Hieronymusklooster, Regulieren (St Jerome's Monastery, Regular Canons ), Roermond
Argumentation
  • the institution is mentioned in another text in the same manuscript
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)
Additional remarks
Language
Language
  • Latin
Specification
Description of hands
Description of hands multiple hands, gothic textualis
Statement of responsibility
Person(s)
Additional remarks
Place(s) of production
Place(s) of production St Jerome monastery, Roermond
Users
Intended users/audience
  • 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 chronologically
Specification
Filiation
Filiation
Register of names
Type of register of names list of deceased members of a religious institution (convent/monastery/religious house)
Persons mentioned
Number of names < 50
Sex of the persons mentioned (in percentages) 100% male
Background of the persons mentioned
  • members of the institution (full membership) (e.g. brothers and sisters)
Specification
Persons are registered while alive/dead unknown
Supplementary information
The register contains supplementary information concerning
  • biographical information
  • about graves
Specification dates of death are mentioned, sometimes also location of grave
Additional remarks
Incipit
Incipit Nomina donatorum et familiarium professorum huius domus
Explicit
Explicit et professus ex parte cuius conventus recepit circa c hornen
Illustration(s)
Illustrations or decorations
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