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Necrology (Memoriale Defunctorum) of the Mariëndonk Monastery in Heusden; 's-Hertogenbosch, BHIC, 239, no. 718

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MeMO text carrier ID 255
Name Necrology (Memoriale Defunctorum) of the Mariëndonk Monastery in Heusden; 's-Hertogenbosch, BHIC, 239, no. 718
[941] Forms for liturgical and other purposes, written by prior Everard van Goch 1r - 1v
[943] Obituary of Mariëndonk 2r - 32r
[942] Notes concerning gifts and memorial services 32v - 32v
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Type of text carrier Manuscript with more than one text
Classification Miscellany
Short description Register of memorial services (Memoriale Defunctorum) of the Mariëndonk Monastery in Heusden, started ca. 1445, and continued until 1591. The majority of the names dates from the 15th century, and only a few from the second half of the 16th century. The manuscript opens with some forms regularly used by the prior of the monastery, also containing some notes concerning gifts and memorial services.
Additional remarks
Holding institution 's-Hertogenbosch, Brabants Historisch Informatie Centrum
Collection Archief van Mariënkroon en Mariëndonk
Entry number collection 239
Identifier in collection 718
Link to online description
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Additional remarks Scans available at the online inventory description
Original institution(s)
Original institution(s)
Dates of separate texts
Date
  • ca.1445-1591
Author(s)
Author(s)
Text material(s)
  • parchment
Watermark(s)
Number of leaves 32
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Height x width
Condition of the text carrier Good
Conservation
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Type(s) of adaption
  • loose leaves added
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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
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Provenance
Provenance Formerly held in the Rijksarchief Ghent
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
  • stamp(s)
Specification ff.1r, 2r, and 32v: stamp of the 'Archives de l'Etat à Gand'
Additional remarks
  • 's-Hertogenbosch, BHIC, Facsimile of Necrology of the Mariëndonk Monastery in Heusden, http://www.bhic.nl/integrated?mivast=235&mizig=210&miadt=235&miaet=1&micode=239&minr=844190&miview=inv2
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Memorial text in: [255] Necrology (Memoriale Defunctorum) of the Mariëndonk Monastery in Heusden; 's-Hertogenbosch, BHIC, 239, no. 718 [255]

Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
  • memorial register (names)
  • obituary
  • necrology
  • memorial register (memorial services)
  • kalendarium
Title and MeMO memorial text ID
Title Obituary of Mariëndonk
MeMO memorial text ID 943
Pagination or foliation
Page(s)
Specification
Folio(s)
  • Folio 2r to 32r
Specification
Date of creation (physical object)
Date ca.1445-1591
Argumentation
  • based on research
Specification The last entry in the calendar is from 1591.
Date of creation (contents of the text)
Date ca.1445
Argumentation
  • based on research
Specification Because the first notes in the manuscript are from prior Everard van Goch, according to the archive inventory.
Period covered by the memorial text
Date <1445-1591
Argumentation
  • based on research
  • date(s) are mentioned in the text
Specification Most entries from the 15th century, only some in the first half of the 16th century and even less in the second half of the 16th century.
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Original institution(s)
Institution [414] Mariendonk, Cisterciënzers (Elshout) (Mariendonk Monastery, Cistercians (Elshout)), Heusden
Argumentation
  • based on research
Specification According to inventory.
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 Various hands, Gothic textualis (titles), hybrida and cursive (entries).
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)
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Usage
Intended place of usage
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Depository inside the institution
Specification (depository)
Traces of usage New names were added to the manuscript in different hands
Additional remarks
Order of the data in the text
Type of registration in a calendar (Roman/Julian/Gregorian)
Specification
Filiation
Filiation
Register of memorial services
Type(s) of memorial services
  • mass (including daily masses that are not a memorial mass)
Number of memorial services 200-499
Frequency of memorial services
  • annually
Executor(s) of memorial services
  • member(s) of the institution
Commemorated persons
Number of the commemorated persons 200-499
Sex of the commemorated persons 50% male, 50% female
Background of commemorated persons
  • people associated with the institution (socially)
  • members of the institution (full membership) (e.g. brothers and sisters)
  • people associated with the institution (professionally)
Specification Circa 300 commemorated persons are mentioned. Most of the commemorated persons are members of the laity: benefactors, testators and founders of pittances. From the monastery itself circa 50 priests and 35 laybrothers are mentioned: oblates and familiares.
Supplementary information
The register contains supplementary information concerning
  • biographical information
Specification In case of members of the monastery place of origin, status (priest or not) and function is mentioned and often also the date of death (or at least the year)
Additional remarks
Incipit
Incipit a KL Januari Circumcisio Domini
Explicit
Explicit pro annali meo sue suorum et servan??
Illustration(s)
Illustrations or decorations
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