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Register of pittances of the Leprosy Hospital near Leiden (Kalendarium); Leiden, ELO, 504, no. 1352

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Title and MeMO text carrier ID
MeMO text carrier ID 105
Name Register of pittances of the Leprosy Hospital near Leiden (Kalendarium); Leiden, ELO, 504, no. 1352
[224] Necrology with notes about pittances for the sick 1r - 52v
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Type of text carrier Manuscript with one text
Classification Manuscript with one text written in more than one hand
Short description Calendar, containing the pittances for the poor on the days on which they were to be distributed. The benefactors of these pittances are mentioned by name. The pittances were to be provided by several hospitals and institutions in Leiden (e.g., Hospital of St Catharine, Hospital of St Elisabeth).
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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 1352
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
  • >1400-<1600
Author(s)
Author(s)
Text material(s)
  • paper with watermark
Watermark(s)
Number of leaves 61
Collation 1-212+flyleaves, 35
Dimensions (mm)
Height x width 210 x 160
Condition of the text carrier Good
Conservation
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  • parchment
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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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Are the texts in the text carrier rubricated? yes
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  • no mark of ownership
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Additional remarks
  • Leiden, ELO, Facsimile of Register of pittances of the Leprosy Hospital near Leiden (Kalendarium), 504, no. 1352 , https://www.erfgoedleiden.nl/collecties/archieven/archievenoverzicht/inventaris/memorixscans/eadid/0504/inventarisnr/1352/level/file
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: [105] Register of pittances of the Leprosy Hospital near Leiden (Kalendarium); Leiden, ELO, 504, no. 1352 [105]

Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
  • memorial register (pittances)
Title and MeMO memorial text ID
Title Necrology with notes about pittances for the sick
MeMO memorial text ID 224
Pagination or foliation
Page(s)
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Folio(s)
  • Folio 1r to 52v
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Date of creation (physical object)
Date >1400-<1600
Argumentation
  • based on research
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Date of creation (contents of the text)
Date >1400-<1500
Argumentation
  • based on research
Specification 15th century
Period covered by the memorial text
Date
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Original institution(s)
Institution [379] Leprooshuis (Leprosy House), Leiden
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Name
Name of the commissioning party of the original text
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Commissioning institution(s)
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Language
Language
  • Dutch
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Description of hands
Description of hands Different hands, hybrida and cursiva
Statement of responsibility
Person(s)
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Place(s) of production
Place(s) of production
Users
Intended users/audience
  • for communal purposes in an institution or community (administrative)
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Order of the data in the text
Type of registration in a calendar (Roman/Julian/Gregorian)
Specification Acoording to the calendar of saints. All saints' days are mentioned, also if no distribution took place.
Filiation
Filiation
Register of pittances
Type(s) of pittances
  • beverages (wine/beer)
  • food (bread/meat/fish/meal)
  • clothes/shoes/bed linen
Frequency of pittances
  • annually
Receiving party
  • the poor associated with the institution
Number of pittances < 50
Type(s) of countergifts
  • no countergifts mentioned
Benefactors
Number of benefactors < 50
Sex of the benefactors (in percentages) 50% male, 50% female
Backgrounds of the benefactors
  • not researched
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Supplementary information
The register contains supplementary information concerning
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Additional remarks 35 pittances. The distribution was to be done by the hospital's officials, the 'zevengetijdenmeesters' (responsible for the singing of the Seven Hours in the Church of St Peter in Leiden) or their deputies.
Incipit
Incipit Januarius. A Die besnienis ons heren (first entry: Item des manendaechs na dertienden dach.)
Explicit
Explicit A silvester pacus (last entry: Item noch op kerssavont sellen die huyssitten meesters uutreyken alle jaers den armen ziecken een mengelen rijns wijns wt tillemans ende lijsbet sijns wijfs testament
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