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Register of gifts of the Mariënpoel Monastery in Oegstgeest; Leiden, ELO, 503, no. 889

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Title and MeMO text carrier ID
MeMO text carrier ID 106
Name Register of gifts of the Mariënpoel Monastery in Oegstgeest; Leiden, ELO, 503, no. 889
[225] Register of gifts of the monastery 1v - 17v
Category
Type of text carrier Manuscript with one text
Classification Manuscript with one text written in more than one hand
Short description List of benefactors of the monastery, first half 15th century, with entries between 1399 and 1570. Contemporary title: Dit ist memorieboec.
Additional remarks
Holding institution Leiden, Erfgoed Leiden en Omstreken (formerly known as: Regionaal Archief Leiden)
Collection Archieven van de Kloosters
Entry number collection 503
Identifier in collection 889
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
  • >1428-1570
Author(s)
Author(s)
  • Gerritgen Ysbrandsdochter van Rietwijk
Text material(s)
  • parchment
  • paper
Watermark(s)
Number of leaves 23
Collation (1+), 16, 23+2, 31
Dimensions (mm)
Height x width 230 x 150
Condition of the text carrier No damage affecting the readability of the manuscript
Conservation
Adaptations
Type(s) of adaption
  • (parts of) leaves/pages cut out
  • extra pages/leaves sewn/glued in
Specification 1 bifolio of paper is sewn into the second parchment quire, on which the pittances are recorded by the prioress Gerritgen Ysbrandsdochter van Rietwijk herself (folio 14r-15v). In the first quire, 1 leaf between folio 10 and 11 is cut out.
Cover
Cover material(s)
  • parchment
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Date of the cover
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Additional remarks The dimensions of the flyleaf and the first two parchment quires are similar to the dimension of the cover (mentioned above), the paper bifolio has dimensions of 215 x 146 mm. The last parchment quire has dimensions of 205 x 146 mm.
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? yes
Heraldry
Number of heraldic items
Locations of the heraldry in the text carrier
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Location(s) of the illustration(s)
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Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
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Additional remarks
  • Leiden, ELO, Facsimile of Register of gifts of the Mariënpoel Monastery in Oegstgeest, 503, no. 889 , https://www.erfgoedleiden.nl/collecties/archieven/archievenoverzicht/inventaris/memorixscans/eadid/0503/inventarisnr/889/level/file
  • Velde, Simone van der, Transcriptie van het fundatieboek in: Gebed zonder eind. De memorieboeken van klooster Mariënpoel (1428-1573) (Utrecht 1999), 69-90
Additional remarks
  • Velde, Simone van der, Gebed zonder eind. De memorieboeken van klooster Mariënpoel (1428-1573) (Utrecht 1999), 21-24
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Authors

Personal details
Name Gerritgen Ysbrandsdochter van Rietwijk
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Prioress of monastery Mariënpoel, Oegstgeest
Role(s) in this text carrier
Memorial text [225] Register of gifts of the monastery
Role Author
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Role(s) in other text carrier(s)

Memorial text in: [106] Register of gifts of the Mariënpoel Monastery in Oegstgeest; Leiden, ELO, 503, no. 889 [106]

Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
  • memorial register (gifts)
  • memorial register (names)
Title and MeMO memorial text ID
Title Register of gifts of the monastery
MeMO memorial text ID 225
Pagination or foliation
Page(s)
Specification
Folio(s)
  • Folio 1v to 17v
Specification Folio 5v, 14v and 18r-23v are blank
Date of creation (physical object)
Date >1428-1570
Argumentation
  • date(s) are mentioned in the text
Specification
Date of creation (contents of the text)
Date >1428
Argumentation
  • based on research
Specification The foundation book has its origin after the nuns moved from Oudewater to Mariënpoel, but how long after their migration is unknown. Most of the gifts date from the middle of the fifteenth century.
Period covered by the memorial text
Date 1399-1570
Argumentation
  • based on research
Specification
Additional remarks
Original institution(s)
Institution [372] Mariënpoel, Regularissen (Marienpoel Monastery, Regular Canonesses), Oegstgeest
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
  • Latin
Specification The document is mainly written in Dutch, but with several notes in Latin.
Description of hands
Description of hands Multiple hands, hybrida and cursives
Statement of responsibility procuratrix or steward of the monastery
Person(s)
Name Gerritgen Ysbrandsdochter van Rietwijk
Sex female
Year of birth
Year of death
Role Author
Specification
Remarks Prioress of monastery Mariënpoel, Oegstgeest
Additional remarks On one paper bifolio sewn into the second parchment quire, the gifts are recorded by the prioress of the monastery, Gerritgen Ysbrandsdochter van Rietwijk
Place(s) of production
Place(s) of production Monastery Mariënpoel
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
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Traces of usage
Additional remarks
Order of the data in the text
Type of registration chronologically by year
Specification In general the register is structured chronologically, but not completely. Possibly notes were written on pieces of parchment or paper and stored on a pile before written down in the register. The structure of the pile may not always have been chronologically. (Van de Velde 1999)
Filiation
Filiation
Register of gifts
Type(s) of gifts
  • objects for the worship and decoration of the church (liturgical vestments/liturgical vessels/liturgical books/ornaments/furnishing/altar pieces/memorial pieces/glass stained windows)
  • non-liturgical books
  • building material
  • sustenance (clothes/shoes/bed linen/food/beverages/fuel)
  • real estate (land/houses)
  • interest/rent
  • a one-off gift of money
Number of gifts 200-499
Type(s) of countergifts
  • mass
  • no countergifts mentioned
  • prayer
Benefactors
Number of benefactors 200-499
Sex of the benefactors (in percentages) 50% male, 50% female
Background of benefactors
  • not researched
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Supplementary information
The register contains supplementary information concerning
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Additional remarks
Incipit
Incipit Doe sende here vrederijc die biechter
Explicit
Explicit vijf ryns gulden x iij stuuers Anima eius requiescat in pace
Illustration(s)
Illustrations or decorations
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