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Memorial register of St James's Church in The Hague; The Hague, Gemeentearchief, 632, no. 242

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Title and MeMO text carrier ID
MeMO text carrier ID 176
Name Memorial register of St James's Church in The Hague; The Hague, Gemeentearchief, 632, no. 242
[496] Calendar of memorial services 1r - 48v
[513] Transcriptions of and notes about charters concerning memorial services 49r - 51v
[2282] Blank, but ruled 52r - 53r
[514] Lists of names of benefactors for whom memorial services were to be held 53v - 54v
Category
Type of text carrier Manuscript with more than one text
Classification Miscellany
Short description Memorial register of St James's Church in The Hague, (1327) 1439-ca.1484. Contemporary title: Memoriaal der zielmis en voor de parochie kerk in 's Hage.
Additional remarks
Holding institution Den Haag (The Hague), Haags Gemeentearchief
Collection Parochie van de Heilige Willibrordus
Entry number collection 632
Identifier in collection 242
Link to online description
Alternative collection
Alternative collection identifiers
Accessibility Facsimile on the online inventory of the Haags Gemeentearchief
Additional remarks
Original institution(s)
Original institution(s)
Dates of separate texts
Date
  • 1440-ca.1484
  • 1440-1485
Author(s)
Author(s)
Text material(s)
  • parchment
Watermark(s)
Number of leaves 54
Collation (1+), 14, 2-55, 63
Dimensions (mm)
Height x width 320 x 220
Condition of the text carrier Fragile, but without affecting readability of the text. Some fragments are a bit faded.
Conservation
Adaptations
Type(s) of adaption
  • (parts of) leaves/pages cut out
Specification of ff.8 and 52, half of the leaf is cut off
Cover
Cover material(s)
  • parchment
Specification simple parchment cover, parts torn off
Date of the cover 15th century
Specification Contemporary
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? 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
  • no mark of ownership
Specification
Additional remarks
  • The Hague, Haags Gemeentearchief, Facsimile of Memorial register of St James's Church in The Hague, http://www.archieven.nl/nl/zoeken?mivast=0&mizig=210&miadt=59&miaet=1&micode=0632-01&minr=1108271&miview=inv2
Additional remarks
  • Kan, F.J.W. van, Om zalicheyt synre siele. Het stichten van memoriediensten in middeleeuws Den Haag, in: , Jaarboek Die Haghe (The Hague 1996), 10-27, 10-27
Additional remarks
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Memorial text in: [176] Memorial register of St James's Church in The Hague; The Hague, Gemeentearchief, 632, no. 242 [176]

Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
  • memorial register (names)
Title and MeMO memorial text ID
Title Lists of names of benefactors for whom memorial services were to be held
MeMO memorial text ID 514
Pagination or foliation
Page(s)
Specification
Folio(s)
  • Folio 53v to 54v
Specification
Date of creation (physical object)
Date 1440-ca.1484
Argumentation
  • based on research
Specification
Date of creation (contents of the text)
Date 1440
Argumentation
  • based on research
Specification
Period covered by the memorial text
Date
Argumentation
Specification no dates mentioned
Additional remarks
Original institution(s)
Institution [731] Heilige Geest in de St. Jacobskerk (Holy Ghost in St James's Church), Den Haag (The Hague)
Argumentation
Specification
Institution [49] Grote of St. Jacobskerk (St James the Greater's Church), Den Haag (The Hague)
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 Different hands, Gothic textualis/hybrida. Later additions also in cursive. Sometimes folio numbers within the register are added in a later hand.
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)
  • 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
Additional remarks
Order of the data in the text
Type of registration not to be determined/unknown
Specification According to executors of memorial services: first a list of benefactors for whom a memorial service must be held by the Heilige Geest, then one for memorial services by the priests and one for memorial services by the church.
Filiation
Filiation
Register of names
Type of register of names list of benefactors
Persons mentioned
Number of names 200-499
Sex of the persons mentioned (in percentages) 50% male, 50% female
Background of the persons mentioned
  • unknown
  • people associated with the institution (socially)
Specification
Persons are registered while alive/dead unknown
Supplementary information
The register contains supplementary information concerning
  • about gifts
Specification Amounts of money spent on memorial services specified.
Additional remarks
Incipit
Incipit Iste sunt memorie que fiunt per spiritum sanctum
Explicit
Explicit Joncvrou Jan van Toerneburch
Illustration(s)
Illustrations or decorations

Memorial text in: [176] Memorial register of St James's Church in The Hague; The Hague, Gemeentearchief, 632, no. 242 [176]

Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
  • kalendarium
  • necrology
  • obituary
  • memorial register (memorial services)
Title and MeMO memorial text ID
Title Calendar of memorial services
MeMO memorial text ID 496
Pagination or foliation
Page(s)
Specification
Folio(s)
  • Folio 1r to 48v
Specification
Date of creation (physical object)
Date 1440-1485
Argumentation
  • based on research
  • date(s) are mentioned in the text
Specification See Van Kan, 'Om zalicheyt synre siele', p. 19
Date of creation (contents of the text)
Date 1440
Argumentation
  • based on research
Specification (shortly before) 1440
Period covered by the memorial text
Date 1357-1485
Argumentation
  • date(s) are mentioned in the text
Specification See Van Kan, 'om zalicheyt synre siele', pp. 14 and 19
Additional remarks
Original institution(s)
Institution [49] Grote of St. Jacobskerk (St James the Greater's Church), Den Haag (The Hague)
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
  • Dutch
Specification Most entries in Dutch
Description of hands
Description of hands Various hands, mostly Gothic cursive, some in hybrida
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)
  • 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 Entries written in different hands
Additional remarks
Order of the data in the text
Type of registration in a calendar (Roman/Julian/Gregorian)
Specification
Filiation
Filiation This same register, with later additions, can be found under entry number 543-1 (MeMO Text Carrier ID 175), 6-951 (MeMO Text Carrier ID 177) and The Hague, National Archive entry number 3.20.61.01-248 (MeMO Text Carrier ID 178).
Register of memorial services
Type(s) of memorial services
  • mass (including daily masses that are not a memorial mass)
  • prayers
  • pittances
  • vigil
  • visit to the grave
  • doles to the poor
  • taper/candles on grave or elsewhere
Number of memorial services 200-499
Frequency of memorial services
  • annually
Executor(s) of memorial services
  • member(s) of the institution
  • member(s) of another institution/persons who ar not associated with the institution
Commemorated persons
Number of the commemorated persons 200-499
Sex of the commemorated persons 50% male, 50% female
Background of commemorated persons
  • unknown
  • members of the institution (full membership) (e.g. brothers and sisters)
  • people associated with the institution (socially)
Specification See for the background of the benefactors, Van Kan, 'Om zalicheyt synre siele', pp. 14-15
Supplementary information
The register contains supplementary information concerning
  • about memorial services
  • about pittances
  • about gifts
Specification For several services the received gift is described in detail. Some entries mention pittances to be distributed.
Additional remarks
Incipit
Incipit Januarius / Circumcisio Domini
Explicit
Explicit Silvestri pape
Illustration(s)
Illustrations or decorations
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