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Chronicle of Holland and Zeeland by Jan van Naaldwijk (Chronijck van Holland ende van Zeelant) (first redaction); London, BL, ms. Cotton, Vitellius F XV

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Title and MeMO text carrier ID
MeMO text carrier ID 328
Name Chronicle of Holland and Zeeland by Jan van Naaldwijk (Chronijck van Holland ende van Zeelant) (first redaction); London, BL, ms. Cotton, Vitellius F XV
[1266] Chronijck van Holland ende van Zeelant (first redaction) 2 - 371
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Type of text carrier Manuscript with one text
Classification Manuscript with one text written in one hand
Short description Early 16th century manuscript of a chronicle of Holland, Zeeland and the adjacent territories, compiled out of several sources. After 1517 Jan van Naaldwijk began rewriting his chronicle.
Additional remarks Simon Levelt provides transcripts of the chronicles of Jan van Naaldwijk in his study Jan van Naaldwijk's chronicles of Holland (Hilversum 2011).
Holding institution London, British Library
Collection Cotton
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Identifier in collection Vitellius F XV
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Date
  • 1514
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  • Jan van Naaldwijk
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  • paper
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Number of leaves 371
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Height x width 215 x 300
Condition of the text carrier Damaged by fire in 1731
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Specification New binding by British Library in 1980. The covers of the 1844 British Museum binding are kept separately
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Provenance Owned by: Emmanuel Demetrius (Van Meeteren) (d. 1612); Sir Robert Cotton (d. 1631)
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  • Gailliard, E., Flou, K. de, Beschrijving van Middelnederlandsche en andere handschriften, die in Engeland bewaard worden, III (Gent 1897), 103-111
  • Levelt, S., Jan van Naaldwijk's Chronicles of Holland. Continuity and Transformation in the Historical Tradition of Holland during the Early Sixteenth Century (Hilversum 2011), 240-243
  • Muller Fz., S., De kronieken van Holland van Jan van Naeldwijck, Bijdragen voor vaderlandsche geschiedenis en oudheidkunde, (1888), 394-396, 400-401
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  • Bergh, L.P.C. van den, Berigt over eenige handschriften betreffende onze geschiedenis in het Britsch Museum te Londen bewaard, Bijdragen voor vaderlandsche geschiedenis en oudheidkunde 1 (1859), 113-122
  • Chevalier, U., Répertoire des sources historiques du Moyen-Age. Bio-bibliographie II (Paris 1907), 2451
  • Ebels-Hoving, B., Nederlandse geschiedschrijving 1350-1530. Een poging tot karakterisering, in: Tilmans, C.P.H.M.; Santing, Catrien; Ebels-Hoving, B., Genoechlicke ende lustige historiën. Laatmiddeleeuwse geschiedschrijving in Nederland (Hilversum 1987), 217-242, 220
  • Frémery, J. de, De Naaldwijcksche praebenden in de St. Pancras- of Hooglandsche kerk te Leiden, Archief voor Nederlandsche Kerkgeschiedenis 5 (1895), 88
  • Hertog, W.E. den, De kroniekschrijver Jan van Naaldwijk, in: , De abdij van Loosduinen (Den Haag 1997), 439-443
  • Levelt, S., Jan van Naaldwijk's Chronicles of Holland. Continuity and Transformation in the Historical Tradition of Holland during the Early Sixteenth Century (Hilversum 2011)
  • Levelt, S., Naaldwijk, Jan van, in: Dunphy, G., The encyclopedia of the medieval chronicle (Leiden, Boston 2010), 1134
  • Muller Fz., S., De kronieken van Holland van Jan van Naeldwijck, Bijdragen voor vaderlandsche geschiedenis en oudheidkunde 4 (1888), 392-404
  • Muller Fz., S., Lijst van Noord-Nederlandsche kronijken met opgave van bestaande handschriften en litteratuur (Utrecht 1880), 23-24
  • Tilmans, C.P.H.M., De Hollandse Kroniek van Willem Hermans ontdekt. Een Egmondse codex uit ca. 1514, in: Mostert, M.; Margry, P.J.; Vis, G.N.M., Heiligenlevens, annalen en kronieken. Geschiedschrijving in middeleeuws Egmond (Hilversum 1990), 169-192, 173-174
  • Tilmans, K. , Aurelius en de Divisiekroniek van 1517. Historiografie en humanisme in Holland in de tijd van Erasmus (Hilversum 1988)
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Name Jan van Naaldwijk
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Additional remarks Jan van Naaldwijk (Naeldwick) identifies himself, in the first redaction of his chronicle, as a son of Ariaen van Naeldwick, the third son of Willem III, lord of Naaldwijk.
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Memorial text [1266] Chronijck van Holland ende van Zeelant (first redaction)
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Text carrier [329] Chronicle of Holland and Zeeland by Jan van Naaldwijk (Chronijck van Holland ende van Zeelant) (second redaction); London, BL, ms. Cotton, Tiberius C IV
Memorial text [1267] Chronijck van Holland ende van Zeelant (second redaction)
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Memorial text in: [328] Chronicle of Holland and Zeeland by Jan van Naaldwijk (Chronijck van Holland ende van Zeelant) (first redaction); London, BL, ms. Cotton, Vitellius F XV [328]

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  • chronicle
Title and MeMO memorial text ID
Title Chronijck van Holland ende van Zeelant (first redaction)
MeMO memorial text ID 1266
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  • Folio 2 to 371
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Date 1514
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Specification Autograph. In or shortly after 1514, Carasso-Kok (1981, 337).
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Date 1514
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  • based on research
Specification In or shortly after 1514, Carasso-Kok (1981, 337).
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Date <1514
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  • Dutch
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Statement of responsibility From the prologue: ...soe heb ic Jan van Naeldwick voer my ghenomen, dese cronijck van Hollant te willen maken na myn arm rudelic verstant ende tot correxien dergheenre dyet beter weten...
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Name Jan van Naaldwijk
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Remarks Jan van Naaldwijk (Naeldwick) identifies himself, in the first redaction of his chronicle, as a son of Ariaen van Naeldwick, the third son of Willem III, lord of Naaldwijk.
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Place(s) of production Holland
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Filiation The second redaction of this chronicle is: London, British Library, Cotton ms. Tiberius C. IV (MeMO TC ID 329).
Narrative source containing one or more historical events
Type of narrative source chronicle
Short summary of the contents Chronicle of Holland, Zeeland and the adjacent territories, compiled out of several sources. After 1517 Jan van Naaldwijk began rewriting his chronicle.
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  • burials
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  • political events
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Incipit
Incipit [...] die proloech. [...] die sinne ghehadt, om te bescriven [...] wye dat die graven princhen...
Explicit
Explicit ...Ende sij namen heur [...]
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