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Register of pittances of the Leprosy Hospital near Leiden; Leiden, ELO, 504, no. 1345

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Title and MeMO text carrier ID
MeMO text carrier ID 104
Name Register of pittances of the Leprosy Hospital near Leiden; Leiden, ELO, 504, no. 1345
[223] Register of pittances for the sick 1r - 8r
Category
Type of text carrier Manuscript with one text
Classification Manuscript with one text written in one hand
Short description List of pittances for the poor from testaments of benefactors mentioned by name, to be provided by several hospitals and institutions in Leiden (e.g., Hospital of St Catharine, Hospital of St Elisabeth). Contemporary title: Dit sijn testamenten ghemaect den siecken ofte Lasarus buyten Leyden.
Additional remarks
Holding institution Leiden, Erfgoed Leiden en Omstreken (formerly known as: Regionaal Archief Leiden)
Collection Archieven van de gasthuizen
Entry number collection 504
Identifier in collection 1345
Link to online description
Alternative collection
Alternative collection identifiers
Accessibility Facsimile on the website of ELO
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Original institution(s)
Original institution(s)
Dates of separate texts
Date
  • >1500-<1550
Author(s)
Author(s)
Text material(s)
  • parchment
Watermark(s)
Number of leaves 6
Collation 13
Dimensions (mm)
Height x width 290 x 205
Condition of the text carrier Good
Conservation
Adaptations
Type(s) of adaption
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Cover
Cover material(s)
  • parchment
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Date of the cover first half 16th century
Specification Contemporary
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Table of contents
Is there a contemporary (e.g. medieval) table of contents in the text carrier? no
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Colophon
Is there a colophon in the text carrier? no
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Rubrication
Are the texts in the text carrier rubricated? no
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Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
  • no mark of ownership
Specification
Additional remarks
  • Leiden, ELO, Facsimile of Register of pittances of the Leprosy Hospital near Leiden, 504, no. 1345 , https://www.erfgoedleiden.nl/collecties/archieven/archievenoverzicht/inventaris/memorixscans/eadid/0504/inventarisnr/1345/level/file/scan-index/1/foto/NL-LdnRAL_AR_504_1345_1/fotouuid/12a1ea7e-687f-07b6-8d1e-3fe1a19a4f75
Additional remarks
  • Ligtenberg, C., De armezorg te Leiden tot aan het einde van de 16e eeuw (The Hague 1908)
  • Overvoorde, J.C., Archieven van de Gasthuizen; inventarissen en regestenlijsten (Leiden 1913)
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Memorial text in: [104] Register of pittances of the Leprosy Hospital near Leiden; Leiden, ELO, 504, no. 1345 [104]

Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
  • kalendarium
  • memorial register (pittances)
Title and MeMO memorial text ID
Title Register of pittances for the sick
MeMO memorial text ID 223
Pagination or foliation
Page(s)
Specification
Folio(s)
  • Folio 1r to 8r
Specification
Date of creation (physical object)
Date >1500-<1550
Argumentation
  • based on research
Specification According to the catalogue of Regionaal Archief Leiden: first half 16th century
Date of creation (contents of the text)
Date >1500-<1550
Argumentation
  • based on research
Specification According to the catalogue of Regionaal Archief Leiden: first half 16th century
Period covered by the memorial text
Date <1509->1509
Argumentation
  • date(s) are mentioned in the text
Specification Unknown: there are hardly any dated entries, only 1509 is mentioned.
Additional remarks
Original institution(s)
Institution [379] Leprooshuis (Leprosy House), Leiden
Argumentation
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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
  • Dutch
Specification
Description of hands
Description of hands One hand. Titles in a decorated textualis, single entries in a graceful hybrida.
Statement of responsibility
Person(s)
Additional remarks
Place(s) of production
Place(s) of production In the institution itself.
Users
Intended users/audience
  • for communal purposes in an institution or community (administrative)
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Usage
Intended place of usage
Specification (intended place)
Depository inside the institution unknown
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Traces of usage
Additional remarks
Order of the data in the text
Type of registration in a calendar (Roman/Julian/Gregorian)
Specification Only the days on which a pittance had to be distributed are recorded.
Filiation
Filiation
Register of pittances
Type(s) of pittances
  • food (bread/meat/fish/meal)
  • beverages (wine/beer)
Frequency of pittances
  • annually
Receiving party
  • the poor associated with the institution
Number of pittances < 50
Type(s) of countergifts
  • no countergifts mentioned
  • mass
Benefactors
Number of benefactors < 50
Sex of the benefactors (in percentages)
Backgrounds of the benefactors
  • not researched
Specification
Supplementary information
The register contains supplementary information concerning
  • about memorial services
  • about pittances
Specification
Additional remarks 47 pittances in total. These pittances had to be provided by several institutions (e.g. Hospital of St Catharine, St Elisabeth). Only one mass is mentioned. No prayers of the poor were required.
Incipit
Incipit Januarius heeft xxxj dagen. Manendaechs nae derthienen dach sal sinte katherinen gasthuys vuyt reycken elcken ziecken een schoen broot
Explicit
Explicit Ende hier toe sullen die zieck huys meesters doen leesen een misse van requiem alle jaers, voer huych claesz.s ziele ende zijn ouders zielen inden zieckhuyse.
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