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Necrology of the abbey of Berne and other memorial texts (Liber Officii Capituli (Kapittelboek)); Mechelen, AA, Berne-1

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Title and MeMO text carrier ID
MeMO text carrier ID 17
Name Necrology of the abbey of Berne and other memorial texts (Liber Officii Capituli (Kapittelboek)); Mechelen, AA, Berne-1
[46] List of abbots of Berne 2v - 3r
[1467] Prefatio in subsequens martyrologii opus (Preface to the Martyrium Usuardi) -
[1466] Necrologium abbatiae Bernensis adjunctum martyrologio Romano 3r - 91r
[1468] Rule of St. Augustine -
[1469] Ad mandatum per quadragesima faciendum -
[1470] Ante diem festum pasche -
[1471] A sermon beginning with the words 'Amen, amen dico vobis...' -
Category
Type of text carrier Manuscript with more than one text
Classification Miscellany
Short description Extensive necrology of the abbey of Berne, included into a copy of the Martyrologium Usuardi. The necrology was compiled in 1574, based on one or more earlier necrologies or other text. Additions were made until 1723. The manuscript also includes a list of abbots, the Rule of St Augustine and some liturgical texts.
Additional remarks
Holding institution Mechelen, Aartsbisschoppelijk Archief
Collection Praemonstratensia
Entry number collection Berne, nr. 1
Identifier in collection Berne, nr. 1
Link to online description
Alternative collection
Alternative collection identifiers
Accessibility
Additional remarks
Original institution(s)
Original institution(s)
Dates of separate texts
Date
  • 1574-1805
  • 1574-1723
Author(s)
Author(s)
  • Arnoldus van Vessem
Text material(s)
  • parchment
Watermark(s)
Number of leaves 96
Collation See Van der Velden 1986, 4-5.
Dimensions (mm)
Height x width 250 x 180
Condition of the text carrier
Conservation
Adaptations
Type(s) of adaption
Specification
Cover
Cover material(s)
  • parchment
  • cardboard
Specification Band of cardboard covers and back parchment-covered.
Date of the cover 1574
Specification Text on the back: 'Martyrologium Bernense Vess. 1574'
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? yes
Specification On p. 173: 'Expeditus iste liber anno 1574, exilii nostri in Buscoducis anno secundo, a fratre Arnoldo Vessem Tilburgio. Orate pro eo."
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
  • decorated initial(s)
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance Abbey of Berne, in exile at the Sint-Gregoriushuis at 's-Hertogenbosch.
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
  • stamp(s)
Specification
Additional remarks
  • Velden, G. van der, Het Necrologium Bernense van Arnold van Vessem uit 1574; aangevuld met namen van de abdijleden tot 1986 (Heeswijk 1986), 14-98
Additional remarks
  • , Narrative Sources, http://www.narrative-sources.be; NL0353
  • Hurk, A.W. van den , Lotgevallen van de boekerij van de Abdij van Berne, Varia Historica Brabantica 8 (1979), 211-243, 221-222
  • Rij, H. van, Het stichtingskroniekje van de abdij van Berne, in: Rij, H. van, Egmond en Berne. Twee verhalende historische bronnen uit de Middeleeuwen. (The Hague 1987), 118-139, 104
  • Velde, G. van der, Het privĂ©-kalendarium van Arnold van Vessem, Brabants Heem 34 (1982), 104-115
  • Velden, G. van der , Het Necrologium van Arnoldus van Vessem uit 1574; aangevuld met de namen van de abdijleden tot 1986 (Heeswijk 1986)
Additional remarks
Other documentation
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Authors

Personal details
Name Arnoldus van Vessem
Sex male
Year/date of birth 1549
Year/date of death 1608
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Arnoldus Vessem was born in Tilburg. In 1607 he was elected abbot of Berne, age 58.
Role(s) in this text carrier
Memorial text [46] List of abbots of Berne
Role Scribe
Specification
Memorial text [1466] Necrologium abbatiae Bernensis adjunctum martyrologio Romano
Role Compiler
Specification
Role(s) in other text carrier(s)
Text carrier [452] Private necrology of Arnold van Vessem, abbot of Berne; Heeswijk-Dinther, Archief Abdij van Berne, VB 20
Memorial text [2220] Private calendar of Arnold van Vessem
Role Author
Specification

Memorial text in: [17] Necrology of the abbey of Berne and other memorial texts (Liber Officii Capituli (Kapittelboek)); Mechelen, AA, Berne-1 [17]

Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
  • memorial register (names)
Title and MeMO memorial text ID
Title List of abbots of Berne
MeMO memorial text ID 46
Pagination or foliation
Page(s)
Specification
Folio(s)
  • Folio 2v to 3r
Specification
Date of creation (physical object)
Date 1574-1805
Argumentation
  • date(s) are mentioned in the text
Specification
Date of creation (contents of the text)
Date >1134
Argumentation
Specification
Period covered by the memorial text
Date 1134-1805
Argumentation
  • date(s) are mentioned in the text
Specification Additions until 1805.
Additional remarks
Original institution(s)
Institution [506] Norbertijnenabdij Berne (Berne Abbey, Premonstratensians), Berne
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
  • Latin
Specification
Description of hands
Description of hands
Statement of responsibility
Person(s)
Name Arnoldus van Vessem
Sex male
Year of birth 1549
Year of death 1608
Role Scribe
Specification
Remarks Arnoldus Vessem was born in Tilburg. In 1607 he was elected abbot of Berne, age 58.
Additional remarks
Place(s) of production
Place(s) of production 's-Hertogenbosch (the monks had fled the original Berne abbey in 1572)
Users
Intended users/audience
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
Filiation
Filiation
Register of names
Type of register of names list of abbots/abbesses/priors etc.
Persons mentioned
Number of names < 50
Sex of the persons mentioned (in percentages) 100% male
Background of the persons mentioned
  • members of the institution (full membership) (e.g. brothers and sisters)
Specification
Persons are registered while alive/dead dead
Supplementary information
The register contains supplementary information concerning
Specification List of 40 abbots of Berne.
Additional remarks
Incipit
Incipit Folcoldus fundator Berne. Anno 1134...
Explicit
Explicit
Illustration(s)
Illustrations or decorations

Memorial text in: [17] Necrology of the abbey of Berne and other memorial texts (Liber Officii Capituli (Kapittelboek)); Mechelen, AA, Berne-1 [17]

Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
  • memorial register (gifts)
Title and MeMO memorial text ID
Title Necrologium abbatiae Bernensis adjunctum martyrologio Romano
MeMO memorial text ID 1466
Pagination or foliation
Page(s)
Specification
Folio(s)
  • Folio 3r to 91r
Specification
Date of creation (physical object)
Date 1574-1723
Argumentation
  • date(s) are mentioned in the text
Specification
Date of creation (contents of the text)
Date >1200-<1300
Argumentation
  • based on research
Specification Based on a suspected 13th-century predecessor.
Period covered by the memorial text
Date 1167-1723
Argumentation
  • date(s) are mentioned in the text
  • based on research
Specification
Additional remarks Some notes were added in the 17th and early 18th centiry.
Original institution(s)
Institution [506] Norbertijnenabdij Berne (Berne Abbey, Premonstratensians), Berne
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
  • Latin
Specification
Description of hands
Description of hands
Statement of responsibility
Person(s)
Name Arnoldus van Vessem
Sex male
Year of birth 1549
Year of death 1608
Role Compiler
Specification
Remarks Arnoldus Vessem was born in Tilburg. In 1607 he was elected abbot of Berne, age 58.
Additional remarks
Place(s) of production
Place(s) of production 's-Hertogenbosch (the monks had fled the original Berne abbey in 1572)
Users
Intended users/audience
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 The necrologium is included, as a side column, into the Martyrologium Usuardi.
Filiation
Filiation Based on a suspected 13th-century predecessor.
Register of gifts
Type(s) of gifts
  • sustenance (clothes/shoes/bed linen/food/beverages/fuel)
  • a one-off gift of money
  • real estate (land/houses)
  • pittance
  • objects for the worship and decoration of the church (liturgical vestments/liturgical vessels/liturgical books/ornaments/furnishing/altar pieces/memorial pieces/glass stained windows)
Number of gifts 500-1000
Type(s) of countergifts
  • mass
Benefactors
Number of benefactors > 1000
Sex of the benefactors (in percentages) 75% male, 25% female
Background of benefactors
  • neighbours (from the wider neighbourhood)
  • members of the institution (full membership) (e.g. brothers and sisters)
  • members of another institution
  • people associated with the institution (professionally)
  • people associated with the institution (socially)
  • members of another institution of the same order
Specification
Supplementary information
The register contains supplementary information concerning
  • biographical information
Specification The gifts mentioned include farm animals, as well as instances of people donating all their possessions.
Additional remarks
Incipit
Incipit Kalendis. Januarius habet 31 dies. Commemoratio Elyzabeth que dedit nobis 10 solidos....
Explicit
Explicit ...Wennemari qui dedit nobis 20 solidos; Johannis sacerdotis et canonicus huius ecclesie.
Illustration(s)
Illustrations or decorations
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