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Necrology of the benefactors of the confraternity of the chantry priests of Our Lady in Maastricht; Maastricht, RHCL, no. 2061

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Title and MeMO text carrier ID
MeMO text carrier ID 126
Name Necrology of the benefactors of the confraternity of the chantry priests of Our Lady in Maastricht; Maastricht, RHCL, no. 2061
[1941] Title page 1592 1r - 1r
[1942] Oaths for new canons of the confraternity 1v - 2v
[1943] Commemoration prayers ('commemoratio defunctorum') 3r - 8r
[1944] Lists of memorial services 8v - 11r
[1945] List of benefactors 11v - 15v
[1946] Oath 16r - 16v
[1947] List of benefactors, to be commemorated per month 17r - 40v
[1948] Commemorative prayers 41r - 41r
[1949] Blank 41v - 42v
Category
Type of text carrier Manuscript with more than one text
Classification Miscellany
Short description Memorial register containing memorial services for deceased benefactors of the chapter confraternity, with the text of the memorial celebration prayer (commemoratio defunctorum) and admission oath of the Canons of St Anna, started in the 15th century and kept untill the end of the 17th century.
Additional remarks
Holding institution Maastricht, Regionaal Historisch Centrum Limburg (RHCL)
Collection Kapittel van Onze Lieve Vrouw te Maastricht
Entry number collection 14.B001
Identifier in collection 2061
Link to online description
Alternative collection
Alternative collection identifiers
Accessibility
Additional remarks
Original institution(s)
Original institution(s)
Dates of separate texts
Date
  • >1400-1623
  • >1400-<1597
  • >1400-1694
Author(s)
Author(s)
Text material(s)
  • parchment
Watermark(s)
Number of leaves 42
Collation 13+3, 23+2-1, 3-44, 54+2
Dimensions (mm)
Height x width 190 x 130
Condition of the text carrier
Conservation
Adaptations
Type(s) of adaption
  • loose leaves added
  • (parts of) leaves/pages cut out
  • extra pages/leaves sewn/glued in
Specification two loose notes on memorial services added between pages 28 and 29
Cover
Cover material(s)
  • leather
Specification dark brown leather flap, flowers, stars, shields and Fleurs de Lis stamped in leather, with metal closing clasp
Date of the cover 1592
Specification sixteenth-century cover, dated 1592 on the inside of front cover and title page. 1592 is therefore probably the year of (re)binding.
Additional remarks
Table of contents
Is there a contemporary (e.g. medieval) table of contents in the text carrier? yes
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)
Types of illustrations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
  • Cauchie, A., Inventaire des obituaires de la province du Limbourg hollandais, Bulletin de la Commission Royale d'Histoire / Handelingen van de Koninklijke Commissie voor Geschiedenis 73 (1903), lxvi
Additional remarks
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Memorial text in: [126] Necrology of the benefactors of the confraternity of the chantry priests of Our Lady in Maastricht; Maastricht, RHCL, no. 2061 [126]

Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
  • memorial register (names)
Title and MeMO memorial text ID
Title List of benefactors
MeMO memorial text ID 1945
Pagination or foliation
Page(s)
Specification
Folio(s)
  • Folio 11v to 15v
Specification paginated 18-26. Pages 22-23 contain two entries concerning memorial services (see supplementary information), which is not part of the name list. Page 24 is blank.
Date of creation (physical object)
Date >1400-1623
Argumentation
  • based on research
  • date(s) are mentioned in the text
Specification
Date of creation (contents of the text)
Date >1400-<1500
Argumentation
  • based on research
Specification the main writing hand is a fifteenth-century one
Period covered by the memorial text
Date <1623
Argumentation
  • date(s) are mentioned in the text
Specification
Additional remarks
Original institution(s)
Institution [544] Broederschap van kapelanen in de Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk (Kleine Kanunniken van St. Anna) (Confraternity of chantry priests in Our Lady's Church (Lesser Canons of St Anne)), Maastricht
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
  • Dutch
Specification Latin for captions and the memorial services on pp. 22-23, Dutch for the entries in the list of names.
Description of hands
Description of hands multiple hands, gothic textualis (original hand) and cursive (later additions). Pages 22-23 are written in gothic and humanistic 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 (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 not to be determined/unknown
Specification
Filiation
Filiation
Register of names
Type of register of names list of benefactors
Persons mentioned
Number of names 100-199
Sex of the persons mentioned (in percentages) 50% male, 50% female
Background of the persons mentioned
  • people associated with the institution (socially)
  • members of the institution (full membership) (e.g. brothers and sisters)
  • people associated with the institution (professionally)
Specification
Persons are registered while alive/dead unknown
Supplementary information
The register contains supplementary information concerning
  • about gifts
  • about memorial services
Specification the list of names contains only names with sometimes minor information about professions. On pp. 22-23 there are notes on two memorial services, dated 1613 and 1623, which are not part of the name list proper. These notes contain detailed information about the memorial services to be held, including prayers to be sung.
Additional remarks
Incipit
Incipit Sequnturnomina benefactorum nostrorum in omni firmitate
Explicit
Explicit H. Gijsbertus Kwynen cappelaen
Illustration(s)
Illustrations or decorations

Memorial text in: [126] Necrology of the benefactors of the confraternity of the chantry priests of Our Lady in Maastricht; Maastricht, RHCL, no. 2061 [126]

Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
  • memorial register (memorial services)
Title and MeMO memorial text ID
Title Lists of memorial services
MeMO memorial text ID 1944
Pagination or foliation
Page(s)
Specification
Folio(s)
  • Folio 8v to 11r
Specification paginated 12-17, page 13 is blank. pages 12 and 14 are the continuation of the list on page 17, because page 18 was already occupied.
Date of creation (physical object)
Date >1400-<1597
Argumentation
  • based on research
  • date(s) are mentioned in the text
Specification based on scripts used
Date of creation (contents of the text)
Date >1400-<1500
Argumentation
  • based on research
Specification the first hand, in which most entries are written, is a fifteenth-century one
Period covered by the memorial text
Date <1597
Argumentation
  • date(s) are mentioned in the text
Specification 1597 is the only dated entry, written in the youngest hand
Additional remarks
Original institution(s)
Institution [544] Broederschap van kapelanen in de Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk (Kleine Kanunniken van St. Anna) (Confraternity of chantry priests in Our Lady's Church (Lesser Canons of St Anne)), Maastricht
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 (original hand) and cursive (later additions)
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 (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 the first part of the list was probably ordered according to the liturgical year, but later additions were made chronologically
Filiation
Filiation
Register of memorial services
Type(s) of memorial services
  • visit to the grave
  • mass (including daily masses that are not a memorial mass)
  • vigil
  • prayers
Number of memorial services < 50
Frequency of memorial services
  • annually
Executor(s) of memorial services
  • member(s) of the institution
Commemorated persons
Number of the commemorated persons < 50
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 sometimes gifts in money are mentioned
Additional remarks
Incipit
Incipit Item in ultima commemoratione novembris tenebitur fraternitas pro anima Anne de Maeseyck
Explicit
Explicit Eodem die Laurentii schutz saeella
Illustration(s)
Illustrations or decorations

Memorial text in: [126] Necrology of the benefactors of the confraternity of the chantry priests of Our Lady in Maastricht; Maastricht, RHCL, no. 2061 [126]

Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
  • memorial register (names)
Title and MeMO memorial text ID
Title List of benefactors, to be commemorated per month
MeMO memorial text ID 1947
Pagination or foliation
Page(s)
Specification
Folio(s)
  • Folio 17r to 40v
Specification paginated 29-76
Date of creation (physical object)
Date >1400-1694
Argumentation
  • based on research
  • date(s) are mentioned in the text
Specification
Date of creation (contents of the text)
Date >1400-<1500
Argumentation
  • based on research
Specification original writing hand is fifteenth-century
Period covered by the memorial text
Date <1694
Argumentation
  • date(s) are mentioned in the text
Specification
Additional remarks
Original institution(s)
Institution [544] Broederschap van kapelanen in de Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk (Kleine Kanunniken van St. Anna) (Confraternity of chantry priests in Our Lady's Church (Lesser Canons of St Anne)), Maastricht
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
  • Dutch
Specification Latin for captions and later notes on memorial services, Dutch for the content of the lists of names
Description of hands
Description of hands multiple hands, gothic textualis (original hand), gothic and humanistic cursive (later additions and notes on memorial services)
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 (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 according to the liturgical calendar/cycle
Specification ordered by month
Filiation
Filiation
Register of names
Type of register of names list of benefactors
Persons mentioned
Number of names 500-1000
Sex of the persons mentioned (in percentages) 50% male, 50% female
Background of the persons mentioned
  • people associated with the institution (socially)
  • members of the institution (full membership) (e.g. brothers and sisters)
  • people associated with the institution (professionally)
Specification
Persons are registered while alive/dead unknown
Supplementary information
The register contains supplementary information concerning
  • about gifts
  • about memorial services
Specification On the spaces between the various lists, notes have been scribbled concerning various seventeenth-century memorial services, with the gifts given for these services
Additional remarks
Incipit
Incipit Prima fraternitas Julii
Explicit
Explicit die recepto integritas fratrum tuum fuerit deregata
Illustration(s)
Illustrations or decorations
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