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Chronicle and memorial register of the St Agnes convent in Gorinchem; Weert, Gemeentemuseum, ms. CMW 20

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Title and MeMO text carrier ID
MeMO text carrier ID 283
Name Chronicle and memorial register of the St Agnes convent in Gorinchem; Weert, Gemeentemuseum, ms. CMW 20
[1076] Chronicle of the Saint Agnes convent at Gorinchem 1 - 4
[1074] Item dit sijn die confessoirs ofte biechtvaders, die onse conuent regiert hebben, sint dattet eerst begonnen wert 5 - 8
[1077] Item dit sijn die maters die hier geweest hebben, sint onse conuent eerst begonnen wert 9 - 11
[1503] Necrology of the St Agnes convent at Gorinchem 12 - 23
[1504] List of clergymen working for the convent (Lijst van geestelijke personen, in dienst van 't convent gestorven, of daar binnen begraven 24 - 24
[1505] Item dit sijn die doden van weerliken persone, die in onser Cappellen begraven sijn 25 - 27
[1078] Some historicals notes from the Saint Agnes monastery on the years 1417-1566, concerning political events, the deaths of Gorinchem clergymen and the prices of wheat (partly in Dutch, partly in Latin) 33 - 40
[1506] Some notes in Latin 41 - 42
Category
Type of text carrier Manuscript with more than one text
Classification Miscellany
Short description Late 15th century parchment manuscript containing a chronicle, biographies and necrologies pertaining to the St Agnes convent in Gorinchem.
Additional remarks
Holding institution Weert, Gemeentemuseum Weert Jacob van Horne
Collection Collectie Minderbroeders Weert
Entry number collection
Identifier in collection ms. CMW 20
Link to online description
Alternative collection Olim: Weert, Minderbroeders, 6.
Alternative collection identifiers
Accessibility
Additional remarks The medieval manuscripts owned by the friars of Weert (Collection Minderbroeders Weert, CMW) were transferred to the Gemeentemuseum Weert in the 1990's. The possibility exists that the document will be transferred to the Regionaal Archief Gorinchem in the near future.
Original institution(s)
Original institution(s)
Dates of separate texts
Date
  • >1474-<1566
Author(s)
Author(s)
Text material(s)
  • paper
Watermark(s)
Number of leaves 42
Collation
Dimensions (mm)
Height x width 220 x 151
Condition of the text carrier
Conservation
Adaptations
Type(s) of adaption
  • (parts of) leaves/pages cut out
Specification The first folio(s) is (are) missing. After folio 22 and 27, pages have been cut out. The last page of the manuscript is damaged.
Cover
Cover material(s)
  • parchment
Specification
Date of the cover
Specification
Additional remarks The size was described as groot octavo, in 'De Katholiek' 34 (1858), p. 96. Folios 28-32 are blank.
Table of contents
Is there a contemporary (e.g. medieval) table of contents in the text carrier?
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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? no
Heraldry
Number of heraldic items
Locations of the heraldry in the text carrier
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Illustration(s)
Location(s) of the illustration(s)
Types of illustrations
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Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance According to the notes on the parchment limp binding, the manuscript was owned and ordered by the tertiaries of St Agnes (Zusterhuis) in Gorinchem. Entries by 'Heer Heynrich' from 1463 till his death in either 1482 or 1484.
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
  • ex libris notation(s)
Specification Note on the inside of the cover: In usum monasterii diue agnete virginis in Gorinchem / Uive pius, moriere pius cole sacra deumque.
Additional remarks
  • Becker, V., Het klooster der H. Agnes te Gorkum, De Katholiek, (1858), 106-126
Additional remarks
  • Becker, V., Het klooster der H. Agnes te Gorkum, De Katholiek 34 (1858), 95-126, 95-106
  • Carasso-Kok, M., Repertorium van verhalende historische bronnen uit de middeleeuwen. Heiligenlevens, annalen, kronieken en andere in Nederland geschreven verhalende bronnen (Den Haag 1981), 177-178; 150
  • Donk, W.A. van der, In de jaren '49. Gorkumse Oudheden V (Gorinchem 1950)
  • Heel, D. van, 'De tertiarissen van het Utrechtsche Kapittel', Archief voor de geschiedenis van het aartsbisdom Utrecht 63 (1939), 1-382, 137-139
  • Stooker, K.; Verbeij, T., Collecties op orde. Middelnederlandse handschriften uit kloosters en semi-religieuze gemeenschappen in de Nederlanden (Leuven 1997), 161-162; 475
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Other documentation
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Additional remarks

Memorial text in: [283] Chronicle and memorial register of the St Agnes convent in Gorinchem; Weert, Gemeentemuseum, ms. CMW 20 [283]

Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
  • death role
Title and MeMO memorial text ID
Title List of clergymen working for the convent (Lijst van geestelijke personen, in dienst van 't convent gestorven, of daar binnen begraven
MeMO memorial text ID 1504
Pagination or foliation
Page(s)
Specification
Folio(s)
  • Folio 24 to 24
Specification
Date of creation (physical object)
Date >1474-<1566
Argumentation
  • based on research
Specification
Date of creation (contents of the text)
Date >1474-<1566
Argumentation
  • based on research
Specification
Period covered by the memorial text
Date 1452-1484
Argumentation
  • date(s) are mentioned in the text
Specification
Additional remarks
Original institution(s)
Institution [39] St. Agnesconvent, Tertiarissen (Convent of St Agnes, Tertiaries), Gorinchem
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
  • Dutch
Specification
Description of hands
Description of hands
Statement of responsibility
Person(s)
Additional remarks
Place(s) of production
Place(s) of production Gorinchem, St Agnes convent.
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 officials
Persons mentioned
Number of names < 50
Sex of the persons mentioned (in percentages) 100% male
Background of the persons mentioned
  • people associated with the institution (professionally)
Specification List of five rectors.
Persons are registered while alive/dead dead
Supplementary information
The register contains supplementary information concerning
  • about graves
  • biographical information
Specification
Additional remarks
Incipit
Incipit Heer Claes Goeswijnsz, priester ende Canonic, onse brueder, sterf ende wert hier begraven anno lij...
Explicit
Explicit ...Heer Heynric coel, priester ende canonick, sterf ende wert hier begraven anno lxxxiiiij.
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Illustrations or decorations

Memorial text in: [283] Chronicle and memorial register of the St Agnes convent in Gorinchem; Weert, Gemeentemuseum, ms. CMW 20 [283]

Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
  • biographies
Title and MeMO memorial text ID
Title Item dit sijn die maters die hier geweest hebben, sint onse conuent eerst begonnen wert
MeMO memorial text ID 1077
Pagination or foliation
Page(s)
Specification
Folio(s)
  • Folio 9 to 11
Specification
Date of creation (physical object)
Date >1474-<1566
Argumentation
  • based on research
Specification
Date of creation (contents of the text)
Date >1474-<1566
Argumentation
  • based on research
Specification
Period covered by the memorial text
Date 1401-1558
Argumentation
  • date(s) are mentioned in the text
Specification
Additional remarks
Original institution(s)
Institution [39] St. Agnesconvent, Tertiarissen (Convent of St Agnes, Tertiaries), Gorinchem
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
  • Dutch
Specification
Description of hands
Description of hands Several hands (littera textualis and littera hybrida): probably of at least three authors/compilers. The first was working around 1474. The second described events between 1479 and 1543, and the third those between 1544 and 1558.
Statement of responsibility
Person(s)
Additional remarks
Place(s) of production
Place(s) of production Gorinchem, St Agnes convent
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
Narrative source containing one or more biographies
Biography/gesta of officials (members of a convent/religious order)
Short summary of the contents Biographies of the maters of the St Agnes convent in Gorinchem, covering those from the years 1411/1412 to 1558. Included are: Mechtelt meyster Willemsdr., Lysbeth Heinrixdr., Katherina Heinrixdr., Agatha Jansdr., Lijsbeth Ariaans Wilden dr., Alyt Steeuelantsdr., Jan meyster Peter Symons dr., Corneli Willemsdr. and Aleit Laurensdr.
Completeness of the texts
Number of biographies/gesta for men
Number of biographies/gesta for women 9
Structure of the biographies/gesta
  • chronological
Biographical information
Type of the biographical information
  • virtues of the person
  • function of the person inside the institution
  • profession of the person into the institution
  • age and death of the person
  • name of the person
Specification
Additional remarks
Incipit
Incipit Jtem alre eerst van datmen screef mcccc ende een tot dat men xi screef...
Explicit
Explicit ...Si starf anno xvc ende lviij den ixn septembris al si out was lxix.
Illustration(s)
Illustrations or decorations

Memorial text in: [283] Chronicle and memorial register of the St Agnes convent in Gorinchem; Weert, Gemeentemuseum, ms. CMW 20 [283]

Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
  • biographies
Title and MeMO memorial text ID
Title Item dit sijn die confessoirs ofte biechtvaders, die onse conuent regiert hebben, sint dattet eerst begonnen wert
MeMO memorial text ID 1074
Pagination or foliation
Page(s)
Specification
Folio(s)
  • Folio 5 to 8
Specification
Date of creation (physical object)
Date >1474-<1566
Argumentation
  • based on research
Specification
Date of creation (contents of the text)
Date >1474-<1566
Argumentation
  • based on research
Specification
Period covered by the memorial text
Date 1401-1546
Argumentation
  • date(s) are mentioned in the text
Specification
Additional remarks
Original institution(s)
Institution [39] St. Agnesconvent, Tertiarissen (Convent of St Agnes, Tertiaries), Gorinchem
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
  • Dutch
Specification
Description of hands
Description of hands Several hands (littera textualis and littera hybrida): probably of at least three authors/compilers. The first was working around 1474. The second described events between 1479 and 1543, and the third those between 1544 and 1558.
Statement of responsibility
Person(s)
Additional remarks
Place(s) of production
Place(s) of production Gorinchem, St Agnes convent.
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
Narrative source containing one or more biographies
Biography/gesta of officials (clergy)
Short summary of the contents Biographies of the confessors or rectors of the Saint Agnes convent at Gorinchem: Herberten Jansz, Arnt Jansz, Claes vander Eyke, Michiel Petersz, Heynrick van Heel, Zweer Heynric Wigger Willemsz and Gielis Danielsz van Lith. The biography of Herberten Jansz is the most extensive, mentioning a case of levitation in front of an altar.
Completeness of the texts
Number of biographies/gesta for men 7
Number of biographies/gesta for women
Structure of the biographies/gesta
  • chronological
Biographical information
Type of the biographical information
  • miracles and visions connected to the person
  • virtues of the person
  • age and death of the person
  • function of the person inside the institution
  • name of the person
Specification
Additional remarks
Incipit
Incipit Jtem, die alre eerste was die eersamige here Herberten iansz...
Explicit
Explicit ...ende seer sober leeuende vergadert ende gespaert hadde.
Illustration(s)
Illustrations or decorations

Memorial text in: [283] Chronicle and memorial register of the St Agnes convent in Gorinchem; Weert, Gemeentemuseum, ms. CMW 20 [283]

Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
  • death role
Title and MeMO memorial text ID
Title Item dit sijn die doden van weerliken persone, die in onser Cappellen begraven sijn
MeMO memorial text ID 1505
Pagination or foliation
Page(s)
Specification
Folio(s)
  • Folio 25 to 27
Specification
Date of creation (physical object)
Date >1474-<1566
Argumentation
  • based on research
Specification
Date of creation (contents of the text)
Date >1474-<1566
Argumentation
  • based on research
Specification
Period covered by the memorial text
Date 1412-1561
Argumentation
  • date(s) are mentioned in the text
Specification
Additional remarks
Original institution(s)
Institution [39] St. Agnesconvent, Tertiarissen (Convent of St Agnes, Tertiaries), Gorinchem
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
  • Dutch
Specification
Description of hands
Description of hands Littera textualis and littera hybrida
Statement of responsibility
Person(s)
Additional remarks
Place(s) of production
Place(s) of production Gorinchem, St Agnes convent.
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 benefactors
Persons mentioned
Number of names < 50
Sex of the persons mentioned (in percentages) 50% male, 50% female
Background of the persons mentioned
  • people associated with the institution (socially)
  • people associated with the institution (professionally)
Specification
Persons are registered while alive/dead dead
Supplementary information
The register contains supplementary information concerning
  • biographical information
Specification
Additional remarks
Incipit
Incipit Jan riemsnider die eerste onse brueder...
Explicit
Explicit ...ao XVc lxj op sinte Agnieten dach.
Illustration(s)
Illustrations or decorations

Memorial text in: [283] Chronicle and memorial register of the St Agnes convent in Gorinchem; Weert, Gemeentemuseum, ms. CMW 20 [283]

Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
  • kalendarium
Title and MeMO memorial text ID
Title Necrology of the St Agnes convent at Gorinchem
MeMO memorial text ID 1503
Pagination or foliation
Page(s)
Specification
Folio(s)
  • Folio 12 to 23
Specification
Date of creation (physical object)
Date >1474-<1566
Argumentation
  • based on research
Specification
Date of creation (contents of the text)
Date >1474-<1566
Argumentation
  • based on research
Specification
Period covered by the memorial text
Date 1412-1553
Argumentation
  • date(s) are mentioned in the text
Specification
Additional remarks
Original institution(s)
Institution [39] St. Agnesconvent, Tertiarissen (Convent of St Agnes, Tertiaries), Gorinchem
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
  • Dutch
Specification
Description of hands
Description of hands Littera textualis and littera hybrida
Statement of responsibility
Person(s)
Additional remarks
Place(s) of production
Place(s) of production Gorinchem, St Agnes convent.
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 not to be determined/unknown
Specification
Filiation
Filiation
Register of names
Type of register of names list of deceased members of a religious institution (convent/monastery/religious house)
Persons mentioned
Number of names 100-199
Sex of the persons mentioned (in percentages) 100% female
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
  • biographical information
Specification
Additional remarks
Incipit
Incipit
Explicit
Explicit
Illustration(s)
Illustrations or decorations

Memorial text in: [283] Chronicle and memorial register of the St Agnes convent in Gorinchem; Weert, Gemeentemuseum, ms. CMW 20 [283]

Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
  • annals/chronicle
Title and MeMO memorial text ID
Title Chronicle of the Saint Agnes convent at Gorinchem
MeMO memorial text ID 1076
Pagination or foliation
Page(s)
Specification
Folio(s)
  • Folio 1 to 4
Specification
Date of creation (physical object)
Date >1474-<1566
Argumentation
  • based on research
Specification
Date of creation (contents of the text)
Date >1474-<1566
Argumentation
  • based on research
Specification
Period covered by the memorial text
Date 1401-1532
Argumentation
  • date(s) are mentioned in the text
Specification
Additional remarks
Original institution(s)
Institution [39] St. Agnesconvent, Tertiarissen (Convent of St Agnes, Tertiaries), Gorinchem
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
  • Dutch
Specification
Description of hands
Description of hands Several hands (littera textualis and littera hybrida): probably of at least three authors/compilers. The first was working around 1474. The second described events between 1479 and 1543, and the third those between 1544 and 1558.
Statement of responsibility
Person(s)
Additional remarks
Place(s) of production
Place(s) of production Gorinchem, St Agnes convent.
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
Specification
Filiation
Filiation
Narrative source containing one or more historical events
Type of narrative source annals/chronicle
Short summary of the contents Incomplete chronicle (of which the first part is missing) on the foundation of the Saint Agnes convent at Gorinchem and its history until 1532. Notable attention is given to indulgences and to the practice of offering gifts to the convent.
Annual entries
Information regarding memoria
Type of memoria information
  • liturgical practices
  • gifts
Specification
Context
General historical information
Specification of general historical information
Aspects of the history of the institution
  • reformations
  • foundation
Specification
Additional remarks
Incipit
Incipit ...maghet, gheheiten Mechtelt dirc smeetsdochter. Die int jaer doenmen screef xlix...
Explicit
Explicit ...Voert dies ghelijc inden dach van des altaers kermisse die altijt is op die octaue van paesschen.
Illustration(s)
Illustrations or decorations
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