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Memorial register of the Women's Convent (Vrouwenklooster) in Oostbroek; Utrecht, HUA, 1005-4, no. 28

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Title and MeMO text carrier ID
MeMO text carrier ID 407
Name Memorial register of the Women's Convent (Vrouwenklooster) in Oostbroek; Utrecht, HUA, 1005-4, no. 28
[1756] Necrology of the Women's Convent 1r - 31r
[1757] Necrology of the Women's Convent (vigils) 31v - 45v
[1758] Blank 46r - 46v
[1759] Register of gifts for memorial services 47r - 49v
[1760] Blank 50r - 54v
[1761] Hours of St Wilgefortis 55r - 56r
[1762] Legend of St Ontcommer 56r - 57v
[1763] List of miracles by St Ontcommer in Steenbergen 57v - 59r
[1764] Blank 59v - 62v
Category
Type of text carrier Manuscript with more than one text
Classification Miscellany
Short description Memorial register of the Benedictine women's convent in Oostbroek, containing the calendar with memorial services (necrology), a calendar of annual vigils, register of gifts for memorial services, charters, the Hours for the feast of St Wilgefortis, the Legend of St Ontcommer and a list of the latter's miracles done in Steenbergen. The manuscript was made ca.1520, with entries dating from ca.1417-ca.1580.
Additional remarks
Holding institution Utrecht, Het Utrechts Archief
Collection Vrouwenklooster van Benedictinessen te De Bilt
Entry number collection 1005-4
Identifier in collection 28
Link to online description
Alternative collection Kleine Kapittelen en Kloosters
Alternative collection identifiers 1190: 28
Accessibility Facsimile on the website of HUA
Additional remarks
Original institution(s)
Original institution(s)
Dates of separate texts
Date
  • ca.1520
Author(s)
Author(s)
Text material(s)
  • parchment
Watermark(s)
Number of leaves 62
Collation (2+), 1-44,53,6-84, (+2)
Dimensions (mm)
Height x width
Condition of the text carrier Good
Conservation
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Type(s) of adaption
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Cover
Cover material(s)
  • parchment
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Date of the cover
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Additional remarks
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
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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Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
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Additional remarks
  • Utrecht, HUA, Facsimile of Memorial register of Vrouwenklooster in Oostbroek, http://www.hetutrechtsarchief.nl/collectie/archiefbank/archieftoegangen/zoekresultaat?mivast=39&mizig=210&miadt=39&miaet=1&micode=1005-4&minr=733892&miview=inv2
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Memorial text in: [407] Memorial register of the Women's Convent (Vrouwenklooster) in Oostbroek; Utrecht, HUA, 1005-4, no. 28 [407]

Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
  • necrology
  • kalendarium
  • memorial register (memorial services)
Title and MeMO memorial text ID
Title Necrology of the Women's Convent (vigils)
MeMO memorial text ID 1757
Pagination or foliation
Page(s)
Specification
Folio(s)
  • Folio 31v to 45v
Specification
Date of creation (physical object)
Date ca.1520
Argumentation
  • based on research
Specification
Date of creation (contents of the text)
Date >ca.1417
Argumentation
  • based on research
Specification
Period covered by the memorial text
Date ca.1417-ca.1580
Argumentation
  • based on research
Specification
Additional remarks
Original institution(s)
Institution [566] Vrouwenklooster, Oostbroek (Nieuw Bethlehem; De Bilt) (Oostbroek Women's Abbey (New Bethlehem; De Bilt)), De Bilt
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
  • Latin
  • Dutch
Specification Main used language is Latin, Dutch is reserved for notes on gifts and amounts of money
Description of hands
Description of hands One original hand (neat gothic minuscule bookhand), later additions by one other hand in cursive
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)
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 Names are ordered per month, then by whether or not the grave was to be visited, then by feast day. Sometimes this order is broken in case of a socially important person, e.g. the knight Jan van Broekhuizen in January is mentioned first, altough his grave is not to be visited, whereas memorial services with visits to the grave are usually listed before those without visits to the grave.
Filiation
Filiation
Register of memorial services
Type(s) of memorial services
  • visit to the grave
  • vigil
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 (professionally)
  • members of the institution (full membership) (e.g. brothers and sisters)
  • people associated with the institution (socially)
Specification
Supplementary information
The register contains supplementary information concerning
  • about gifts
Specification gifts are usually mentioned in Dutch
Additional remarks
Incipit
Incipit Isti subsequentes sunt quibus annuatim cantantur vigiliis
Explicit
Explicit
Illustration(s)
Illustrations or decorations

Memorial text in: [407] Memorial register of the Women's Convent (Vrouwenklooster) in Oostbroek; Utrecht, HUA, 1005-4, no. 28 [407]

Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
  • memorial register (gifts)
Title and MeMO memorial text ID
Title Register of gifts for memorial services
MeMO memorial text ID 1759
Pagination or foliation
Page(s)
Specification
Folio(s)
  • Folio 47r to 49v
Specification
Date of creation (physical object)
Date ca.1520
Argumentation
  • based on research
Specification
Date of creation (contents of the text)
Date >ca.1417
Argumentation
  • based on research
Specification
Period covered by the memorial text
Date >ca.1417-1505
Argumentation
  • based on research
  • date(s) are mentioned in the text
Specification
Additional remarks
Original institution(s)
Institution [566] Vrouwenklooster, Oostbroek (Nieuw Bethlehem; De Bilt) (Oostbroek Women's Abbey (New Bethlehem; De Bilt)), De Bilt
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
  • Latin
  • Dutch
Specification Main language Dutch, a few phrases in Latin
Description of hands
Description of hands One hand, neat gothic minuscule bookhand
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 (administrative)
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 gifts
Type(s) of gifts
  • a one-off gift of money
  • sustenance (clothes/shoes/bed linen/food/beverages/fuel)
  • objects for the worship and decoration of the church (liturgical vestments/liturgical vessels/liturgical books/ornaments/furnishing/altar pieces/memorial pieces/glass stained windows)
Number of gifts < 50
Type(s) of countergifts
  • vigil
  • taper/candles on grave or elsewhere
  • visit to the grave
  • mass
Benefactors
Number of benefactors < 50
Sex of the benefactors (in percentages) 25% male, 75% female
Background of benefactors
  • members of the institution (full membership) (e.g. brothers and sisters)
  • people associated with the institution (socially)
Specification
Supplementary information
The register contains supplementary information concerning
  • about gifts
Specification Sometimes it is indicated where the given money is to be used for (e.g. to make the mill, to have a memorial piece painted)
Additional remarks
Incipit
Incipit Item ioffer lyzabeth van vloeten heeft ghegeven
Explicit
Explicit ende heeft onse kerke gegeven viii rinsgulden tot die kass te verlichten
Illustration(s)
Illustrations or decorations

Memorial text in: [407] Memorial register of the Women's Convent (Vrouwenklooster) in Oostbroek; Utrecht, HUA, 1005-4, no. 28 [407]

Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
  • necrology
  • kalendarium
  • memorial register (memorial services)
Title and MeMO memorial text ID
Title Necrology of the Women's Convent
MeMO memorial text ID 1756
Pagination or foliation
Page(s)
Specification
Folio(s)
  • Folio 1r to 31r
Specification
Date of creation (physical object)
Date ca.1520
Argumentation
  • based on research
Specification
Date of creation (contents of the text)
Date >ca.1417
Argumentation
  • based on research
Specification
Period covered by the memorial text
Date ca.1417-ca.1580
Argumentation
  • based on research
Specification
Additional remarks
Original institution(s)
Institution [566] Vrouwenklooster, Oostbroek (Nieuw Bethlehem; De Bilt) (Oostbroek Women's Abbey (New Bethlehem; De Bilt)), De Bilt
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
  • Latin
Specification
Description of hands
Description of hands One original hand, neat gothic minuscule bookhand, with later additions by other hands in cursive
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)
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 Only the months are indicated, not the specific days on which the memorial service was to be held
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 500-1000
Frequency of memorial services
  • annually
Executor(s) of memorial services
  • member(s) of the institution
Commemorated persons
Number of the commemorated persons 500-1000
Sex of the commemorated persons 50% male, 50% female
Background of commemorated persons
  • people associated with the institution (professionally)
  • members of the institution (full membership) (e.g. brothers and sisters)
  • people associated with the institution (socially)
Specification
Supplementary information
The register contains supplementary information concerning
Specification
Additional remarks The necrology limits itself to a list of names per month
Incipit
Incipit KL Januarius. Mechteldis. Barbara Gaesbeek
Explicit
Explicit Gerardus Zuylen, Johannes Zuijlen
Illustration(s)
Illustrations or decorations
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