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Chronicle of the St Nicholas' convent in Utrecht (longer version); Utrecht, UB, ms. 1260

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Title and MeMO text carrier ID
MeMO text carrier ID 242
Name Chronicle of the St Nicholas' convent in Utrecht (longer version); Utrecht, UB, ms. 1260
[2167] Charter listing privileges of the convent 1r - 1r
[2168] Note concerning a gift of 500 pounds by six other convents, 1444 1v - 1v
[2169] Copy of the foundation charter 2r - 4v
[2170] Blank 5r - 6r
[2171] Note about the origin of the third order of St Francis and request for future readers to continue the chronicle 6v - 6v
[899] Chronicle of the convent (longer version) 7r - 27r
[2170] Blank 27v - 30r
[2172] Copy of the charter concerning the gifts by six convents in 1444 30v - 31r
Category
Type of text carrier Manuscript with one text
Classification Manuscript with one text written in more than one hand
Short description Manuscript from late 15th century, containing the longer version of the chronicle of the St Nicholas' convent in Utrecht. A shorter version of this chronicle is held at Het Utrechts Archief (HUA) (708, no. 986) (MeMO TC ID 240).
Additional remarks
Holding institution Utrecht, Universiteitsbibliotheek Utrecht
Collection Speciale collecties
Entry number collection
Identifier in collection 1260
Link to online description
Alternative collection
Alternative collection identifiers Scriptores historici medii aevi (= Hist.) no. 13
Accessibility Facsimile on the website of UBU; facsimile on the website www.utrechtsekronieken.nl
Additional remarks Digital edition on http://objects.library.uu.nl/reader/index.php?obj=1874-275363&lan=en#page//16/53/68/165368741772008584552802781726862912823.jpg/mode/1up.
Original institution(s)
Original institution(s)
Dates of separate texts
Date
  • 1477
Author(s)
Author(s)
Text material(s)
  • parchment
Watermark(s)
Number of leaves 31
Collation
Dimensions (mm)
Height x width 160 x 110
Condition of the text carrier
Conservation
Adaptations
Type(s) of adaption
Specification
Cover
Cover material(s)
  • parchment
Specification Simple parchment cover, the back flap painted dark brown. On the cover has been written Hier vintmen hoe dat onse convent ierst begonnen is, and in a later hand: Beginsels der Utregse kloosters en conventen.
Date of the cover end of 15th century
Specification Contemporary
Additional remarks Each page contains 23 lines of writing.
Table of contents
Is there a contemporary (e.g. medieval) table of contents in the text carrier? no
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Colophon
Is there a colophon in the text carrier? no
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Rubrication
Are the texts in the text carrier rubricated? yes
Heraldry
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Illustration(s)
Location(s) of the illustration(s)
  • accompanying a memorial text
Types of illustrations
  • decorated initial(s)
Specification One decorated initial on f. 7r: a blue O, with red penwork flourishing extending into the margins. In the middle of the letter a dragon with vegetal motifs is depicted in red lines on a green background.
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
  • stamp(s)
Specification Stamp of the University of Utrecht on the bottom of f. 1r
Additional remarks
  • Utrecht, University Library, Facsimile of Chronicle of the St Nicholas' convent in Utrecht, http://objects.library.uu.nl/reader/resolver.php?obj=002493499&type=2
  • Vermeulen, J., Kronijk van het S. Nikolaasklooster te Utrecht, Tijdschrift voor geschiedenis, oudheden en statistiek van Utrecht, (1852), 73-100
Additional remarks
  • Boer, P. de, Het Carmelietenklooster te Utrecht, Archief voor de geschiedenis van het aartsbisdom Utrecht 38 (1912), , 105; n. 1
  • Carasso-Kok, M., Repertorium van verhalende historische bronnen uit de middeleeuwen. Heiligenlevens, annalen, kronieken en andere in Nederland geschreven verhalende bronnen (Den Haag 1981), 214; 195
  • Goudriaan, Koen, De derde orde als onderdeel van de Moderne Devotie, Ons geestelijk erf 74 (2000), 9-32, 28
  • Goudriaan, Koen, Gouda en de Moderne Devotie, Historisch Tijdschrift Holland 27 (1995), 119-141, 123, 127; n. 19, 50
  • Horst, K. van der, Handschriften en oude drukken van de Utrechtse Universiteitsbibliotheek (Utrecht 1984), 117-118; 45
  • Janse, A., Kroniek van het St. Nicolaas-klooster te Utrecht, in: Dunphy, G., The encyclopedia of the medieval chronicle (Leiden, Boston 2010), 981
  • Koorn, F.W.J., Hollandse nuchterheid? De houding van de Moderne Devoten tegenover vrouwenmystiek en ascese, Ons geestelijk erf 66 (1992), 97-114, 108, 112; n. 46
  • Muller Fz., S., Lijst van Noord-Nederlandsche kronijken met opgave van bestaande handschriften en litteratuur (Utrecht 1880), 78
  • Verbeij, T.; Stooker, K., Collecties op orde. Middelnederlandse handschriften uit kloosters en semi-religieuze gemeenschappen in de Nederlanden (Leuven 1997), 406-407; 1215
  • Vermeulen, J., Kronijk van het S. Nikolaasklooster te Utrecht, Tijdschrift voor geschiedenis, oudheden en statistiek van Utrecht 4 (1852), 71-100, 71-73
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Other documentation
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Memorial text in: [242] Chronicle of the St Nicholas' convent in Utrecht (longer version); Utrecht, UB, ms. 1260 [242]

Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
  • chronicle
Title and MeMO memorial text ID
Title Chronicle of the convent (longer version)
MeMO memorial text ID 899
Pagination or foliation
Page(s)
Specification
Folio(s)
  • Folio 7r to 27r
Specification
Date of creation (physical object)
Date 1477
Argumentation
Specification
Date of creation (contents of the text)
Date >1475-<1500
Argumentation
  • based on research
Specification end of 15th century
Period covered by the memorial text
Date 1337-1477
Argumentation
Specification
Additional remarks
Original institution(s)
Institution [6] St. Nicolaasconvent, Tertiarissen (Convent of St Nicholas, Tertiaries), Utrecht
Argumentation
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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 Main text in Dutch. Some documents in Latin.
Description of hands
Description of hands Written in two hands. The last pages are written in a different hand, 'not after 1500' (Vermeulen 1852, 73). Both hands littera hybrida.
Statement of responsibility
Person(s)
Additional remarks
Place(s) of production
Place(s) of production Presumably at the convent itself (named onse convent in the incipit).
Users
Intended users/audience
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Usage
Intended place of usage
Specification (intended place)
Depository inside the institution
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Traces of usage
Additional remarks
Order of the data in the text
Type of registration chronologically
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Filiation
Filiation A shorter version of this chronicle is: Utrecht, Utrechts Archief, I 986 (MeMO TC ID 240).
Narrative source containing one or more historical events
Type of narrative source annals/chronicle
Short summary of the contents Chronicle of the St Nicholas' convent in Utrecht, covering the years 1337-1477.
Annual entries
Information regarding memoria
Type of memoria information
  • founders and benefactors
  • history of members of the family/community/institution (biographies)
  • history of the heads of the family/superiors of the community/institution (succession series, i.e. gesta)
Specification
Context
General historical information
  • political events
  • religious and liturgical events (outside the community/institution)
Specification of general historical information
Aspects of the history of the institution
  • relations with lay people
  • building history
Specification
Additional remarks
Incipit
Incipit Om te weten hoe ende in wat tijden dat convent ende cloester van Sinter Claes begonnen is...
Explicit
Explicit ...Gegeven int jaer ons heren dusent vierhondert ende seven en seventich, op sanct Jacob dach des heiligen Apostels.
Illustration(s)
Illustrations or decorations
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