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Book of lighting of the St Catharine Hospital in Leiden; Leiden, ELO, 504, no. 444

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Title and MeMO text carrier ID
MeMO text carrier ID 136
Name Book of lighting of the St Catharine Hospital in Leiden; Leiden, ELO, 504, no. 444
[285] Concept register of the supply of wax for memorial services 1r - 69r
Category
Type of text carrier Manuscript with one text
Classification Manuscript with one text written in more than one hand
Short description Concept register for the supply of wax for memorial services of the Hospital of St Catherine, Leiden, 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 444
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
  • >1400-<1500
Author(s)
Author(s)
Text material(s)
  • paper with watermark
Watermark(s)
Number of leaves 69
Collation 18-1, 28, 36, 48-1, 58-5
Dimensions (mm)
Height x width 300 x 120
Condition of the text carrier No damage affecting the readability of the text, but the many erasures make the text difficult to read
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. 444 , https://www.erfgoedleiden.nl/collecties/archieven/archievenoverzicht/inventaris/memorixscans/eadid/0504/inventarisnr/444/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: [136] Book of lighting of the St Catharine Hospital in Leiden; Leiden, ELO, 504, no. 444 [136]

Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
  • memorial register (names)
Title and MeMO memorial text ID
Title Concept register of the supply of wax for memorial services
MeMO memorial text ID 285
Pagination or foliation
Page(s)
Specification
Folio(s)
  • Folio 1r to 69r
Specification
Date of creation (physical object)
Date >1400-<1500
Argumentation
  • based on research
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 1445-1496
Argumentation
  • date(s) are mentioned in the text
Specification The years 1445 and (14)96 are mentioned in the document concerning the names mentioned in the text.
Additional remarks
Original institution(s)
Institution [377] St. Catherinagasthuis (St Catherine's Hospital), Leiden
Argumentation
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
  • 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 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 About the delivery of wax for memorial services.
Additional remarks
Incipit
Incipit dit is die scout die men ons sculdich is inden eersten willaem dirc zoen vi af in vier kerssen gheset ende een kers van een pont was dat pont was voir viii
Explicit
Explicit ende van die dummel [...] kerssen een lb ende van die memorien lb ende xxv af
Illustration(s)
Illustrations or decorations
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