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Necrology and register of graves of the commandery of St John in Haarlem (Liber memoriarum); Haarlem, NHA, 2123, no. 359

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Title and MeMO text carrier ID
MeMO text carrier ID 187
Name Necrology and register of graves of the commandery of St John in Haarlem (Liber memoriarum); Haarlem, NHA, 2123, no. 359
[1997] Combined register of graves and memorial services 2r - 69v
[544] List of names without further information 72r - 72r
Category
Type of text carrier Manuscript with more than one text
Classification Miscellany
Short description Necrology of the commandery of St John in Haarlem. Written in 1570, continued until 1606. Contemporary title: Liber memoriarum domus hospitalis S. Ioannis Hierosolimitani in Haerlem.
Additional remarks
Holding institution Haarlem, Noord-Hollands Archief
Collection Kloosters te Haarlem (1315-1630)
Entry number collection 2123
Identifier in collection 359
Link to online description
Alternative collection 2123
Alternative collection identifiers 189
Accessibility
Additional remarks
Original institution(s)
Original institution(s)
Dates of separate texts
Date
  • 1570-1605
Author(s)
Author(s)
Text material(s)
  • parchment
Watermark(s)
Number of leaves 80
Collation (1+), 1-113, 12-132, (+1), 142
Dimensions (mm)
Height x width 165 x 120
Condition of the text carrier Good condition
Conservation
Adaptations
Type(s) of adaption
Specification
Cover
Cover material(s)
  • wood
  • leather
Specification
Date of the cover 1570
Specification Original wood-with-leather cover with copper cams and clams. On the front cover is printed: '1570' and several pictures and decorations.
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 2
Locations of the heraldry in the text carrier
  • accompanying a memorial text
Specification On the title-leaf of the book.
Illustration(s)
Location(s) of the illustration(s)
  • accompanying a memorial text
  • outside cover (front)
Types of illustrations
  • marginal decoration(s)
Specification Rubrication accompanies the memorial text. The cover is decorated with several pictures and decorations.
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance This register came in 1882 into the possession of the archive. It may already have disappeared from the monastery in 1615 (Van Bueren, 1993)
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
  • heraldry
Specification Two heraldic arms hanging from a branch
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Copy present in the archive
  • Bueren, T. van, Tot lof van Haarlem: het beleid van de stad Haarlem ten aanzien van de kunstwerken uit de geconfisqueerde geestelijke instellingen (Hilversum 1993), 58-59, 108-109
Additional remarks
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Memorial text in: [187] Necrology and register of graves of the commandery of St John in Haarlem (Liber memoriarum); Haarlem, NHA, 2123, no. 359 [187]

Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
  • necrology
  • memorial register (graves)
  • memorial register (memorial services)
  • kalendarium
Title and MeMO memorial text ID
Title Combined register of graves and memorial services
MeMO memorial text ID 1997
Pagination or foliation
Page(s)
Specification
Folio(s)
  • Folio 2r to 69v
Specification
Date of creation (physical object)
Date 1570-1605
Argumentation
Specification
Date of creation (contents of the text)
Date 1570-1605
Argumentation
  • date(s) are mentioned in the text
Specification
Period covered by the memorial text
Date 1419-1605
Argumentation
  • date(s) are mentioned in the text
Specification Only for a few persons the date of death is mentioned, although it is a calendar.
Additional remarks
Original institution(s)
Institution [288] St. Jansconvent, Johannieters (Convent of St John, Knights Hospitallers), Haarlem
Argumentation
  • the institution/community is mentioned in the text
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
  • Latin
Specification
Description of hands
Description of hands Different hands
Statement of responsibility
Person(s)
Additional remarks
Place(s) of production
Place(s) of production In the monastery itself
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
Register of graves
Type(s) of register of graves
  • list of persons buried
Number of graves 200-499
Grave owners (if the register is a list of grave owners)
Number of grave owners
Sex of grave owners (in percentages)
Background of the grave owners
Specification
Persons buried
Number of persons buried 200-499
Sex of the persons buried (in percentages) 50% male, 50% female
Background of persons buried
  • people associated with the institution (socially)
  • members of the institution (full membership) (e.g. brothers and sisters)
Specification
Location of graves
Location of graves
  • cemetery
  • church
Supplementary information
The register contains supplementairy information concerning
  • about graves
  • about gifts
  • about persons buried/grave owners
Specification Often the location of the graves is mentioned according to the location of objects in the church, such as stained glass windows or pillars in the church.
Additional remarks
Incipit
Incipit Ianuarius. Willem Jans opet kerckhof midden nevens dat choer.
Explicit
Explicit Aelbrecht Jansdochter Agnies Sijmensdochter in eodem.
Illustration(s)
Illustrations or decorations
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