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Book of lighting of the St Catharine Hospital in Leiden; Leiden, ELO, 504, no. 443

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Title and MeMO text carrier ID
MeMO text carrier ID 135
Name Book of lighting of the St Catharine Hospital in Leiden; Leiden, ELO, 504, no. 443
[281] List of wax needed for memorial services 1r - 60v
[280] Notes about rents and claims of debt 61r - 67v
Category
Type of text carrier Manuscript with more than one text
Classification Miscellany
Short description Concept register of the supply of wax for memorial services of the St Catherine Hospital in Leiden, from the 15th century.
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 443
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
Author(s)
Author(s)
Text material(s)
  • paper with watermark
  • paper
Watermark(s) Three different watermarks.
Number of leaves 67
Collation 1-36, 46-1, 56, 66-3
Dimensions (mm)
Height x width 300 x 120
Condition of the text carrier The leafs are sometimes a bit polluted and sometimes the text has faded a little. In general, this does not affect the readability of the text very much
Conservation
Adaptations
Type(s) of adaption
  • (parts of) leaves/pages cut out
Specification
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)
Types of illustrations
Specification
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 Book of lighting of the St Catharine Hospital in Leiden, 504, no. 443 , https://www.erfgoedleiden.nl/collecties/archieven/archievenoverzicht/inventaris/memorixscans/eadid/0504/inventarisnr/443/level/file
Additional remarks
  • Ligtenberg, C., De armezorg te Leiden tot aan het einde van de 16e eeuw (The Hague 1908)
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Other documentation
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Memorial text in: [135] Book of lighting of the St Catharine Hospital in Leiden; Leiden, ELO, 504, no. 443 [135]

Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
  • memorial register (names)
Title and MeMO memorial text ID
Title List of wax needed for memorial services
MeMO memorial text ID 281
Pagination or foliation
Page(s)
Specification
Folio(s)
  • Folio 1r to 60v
Specification
Date of creation (physical object)
Date
Argumentation
Specification
Date of creation (contents of the text)
Date >1400-<1500
Argumentation
  • based on research
Specification 15th century
Period covered by the memorial text
Date
Argumentation
Specification
Additional remarks No dates are mentioned in the text
Original institution(s)
Institution [377] St. Catherinagasthuis (St Catherine's Hospital), Leiden
Argumentation
  • based on research
Specification Not researched: 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 Different 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)
Specification
Usage
Intended place of usage
Specification (intended place)
Depository inside the institution
Specification (depository)
Traces of usage Some entries were crossed out
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 > 1000
Sex of the persons mentioned (in percentages) 50% male, 50% female
Background of the persons mentioned
  • people associated with the institution (socially)
Specification
Persons are registered while alive/dead dead
Supplementary information
The register contains supplementary information concerning
  • about memorial services
Specification The amount of candles to be lit at memorial services and their prices are indicated
Additional remarks Children are designated by the name of their father, without their own Christian names.
Incipit
Incipit Item Anderns Hughenz.s xviii zf van drie memorien
Explicit
Explicit Item Alijt mijn suster belicht summa twie noul (?)
Illustration(s)
Illustrations or decorations
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