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Memorial register of the St Catherine Hospital in Leiden; Leiden, ELO, 504, no. 442

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Title and MeMO text carrier ID
MeMO text carrier ID 134
Name Memorial register of the St Catherine Hospital in Leiden; Leiden, ELO, 504, no. 442
[270] Register of memorial services to be celebrated throughout the year by the hospital 1 - 188
[273] List of weekly memorial services 188 - 189
[2097] Blank 190 - 191
[2098] Register of names for the calendar of memorial services 192 - 200
Category
Type of text carrier Manuscript with more than one text
Classification Miscellany
Short description Memorial register of the Hospital of St Catherine, Leiden, early 16th century. Contemporary title: 't Memoribouck van Sinte Katrijne gasthuys binnen 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 442
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
  • >1475-<1550
  • >1500-<1550
Author(s)
Author(s)
Text material(s)
  • paper with watermark
Watermark(s) On all bifolios of the first quire, except the outer bifolio: a coat of arms with three lilies, crowned and with a flower on top. On the other quires and on the outer bifolio of the first quire: a P with a flower on top.
Number of leaves 104
Collation 111, 2-510, 62
Dimensions (mm)
Height x width 300 x 210
Condition of the text carrier Good
Conservation
Adaptations
Type(s) of adaption
  • extra pages/leaves sewn/glued in
Specification A small leaf is sewn into the third quire between folio 106 and 107
Cover
Cover material(s)
  • parchment
Specification
Date of the cover
Specification
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? no
Specification
Rubrication
Are the texts in the text carrier rubricated? no
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
Types of illustrations
  • decorated initial(s)
Specification Some initials are quite elaborately calligraphed in black ink
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
  • no mark of ownership
Specification
Additional remarks
  • Leiden, ELO, Facsimile of Memorial register of the St Catherine Hospital in Leiden, 504, no. 442 , https://www.erfgoedleiden.nl/collecties/archieven/archievenoverzicht/inventaris/memorixscans/eadid/0504/inventarisnr/442/level/file
Additional remarks
  • Overvoorde, J.C., Archieven van de Gasthuizen; inventarissen en regestenlijsten (Leiden 1913)
Additional remarks
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Memorial text in: [134] Memorial register of the St Catherine Hospital in Leiden; Leiden, ELO, 504, no. 442 [134]

Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
  • memorial register (memorial services)
  • necrology
  • obituary
  • kalendarium
Title and MeMO memorial text ID
Title Register of memorial services to be celebrated throughout the year by the hospital
MeMO memorial text ID 270
Pagination or foliation
Page(s)
  • Page 1 to 188
Specification
Folio(s)
Specification
Date of creation (physical object)
Date >1475-<1550
Argumentation
  • based on research
Specification Late 15th / early 16th century. One of the watermarks in the manuscript probably dates from the 8th or 9th decade of the 15th century. Overvoorde (1913) dates the manuscript in the beginning of the 16th century.
Date of creation (contents of the text)
Date 1403-1404
Argumentation
  • based on research
Specification Partly based on an older source, possibly one of the other memorial registers of the hospital RAL 504-440 (TC ID 132) and RAL 504-441 (TC ID 133), of which the oldest can be dated 1403.
Period covered by the memorial text
Date
Argumentation
Specification
Additional remarks
Original institution(s)
Institution [377] St. Catherinagasthuis (St Catherine's Hospital), Leiden
Argumentation
  • based on research
Specification Not researched: document is part of archive of the institution
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 Various hands, gothic 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 (administrative)
  • 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 Some of the entries in this memorial register were already included in memorial registers RAL 504-440 (TC ID 132) and RAL 504-441 (TC ID 133).
Register of memorial services
Type(s) of memorial services
  • visit to the grave
  • taper/candles on grave or elsewhere
  • mass (including daily masses that are not a memorial mass)
  • pall on the grave
  • pittances
Number of memorial services 100-199
Frequency of memorial services
  • annually
Executor(s) of memorial services
  • member(s) of another institution/persons who ar not associated with the institution
  • 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)
Specification
Supplementary information
The register contains supplementary information concerning
  • about pittances
  • about memorial services
Specification
Additional remarks
Incipit
Incipit A BP Januarius habet dies xxxi; Circumcisio domini
Explicit
Explicit Anno xiiiii c lxxxvii upte sevende dach in decembri
Illustration(s)
Illustrations or decorations

Memorial text in: [134] Memorial register of the St Catherine Hospital in Leiden; Leiden, ELO, 504, no. 442 [134]

Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
  • memorial register (memorial services)
Title and MeMO memorial text ID
Title List of weekly memorial services
MeMO memorial text ID 273
Pagination or foliation
Page(s)
  • Page 188 to 189
Specification
Folio(s)
Specification
Date of creation (physical object)
Date >1500-<1550
Argumentation
  • based on research
Specification early 16th century
Date of creation (contents of the text)
Date
Argumentation
Specification
Period covered by the memorial text
Date
Argumentation
Specification
Additional remarks
Original institution(s)
Institution [377] St. Catherinagasthuis (St Catherine's Hospital), Leiden
Argumentation
  • based on research
Specification Not researched: document is part of archive of the institution
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, gothic 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 (administrative)
  • 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
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 < 50
Frequency of memorial services
  • weekly
Executor(s) of memorial services
  • member(s) of another institution/persons who ar not associated with 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)
Specification
Supplementary information
The register contains supplementary information concerning
Specification
Additional remarks Three weekly services, for a multitude of persons, often a family
Incipit
Incipit Memoriael van missen die tgasthuys schuldich is te laten doen
Explicit
Explicit ende lesen aldair miserere ... ende psalm van de profundis mit een collect voor den dooden zielen
Illustration(s)
Illustrations or decorations
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