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Memorial register of the Abbey of Thorn; Maastricht, RHCL, 01.187B, 1633

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Title and MeMO text carrier ID
MeMO text carrier ID 426
Name Memorial register of the Abbey of Thorn; Maastricht, RHCL, 01.187B, 1633
[1974] Liturgy for requiem masses: prayers and chants with musical notation 1r - 12v
[1975] Calendar of memorial services 13r - 24v
[1976] Blank 25r - 25r
[1977] List of canons or chantry priests 25v - 26r
[1978] Blank 26v - 27v
[1979] List of gifts for annual memorial services 28r - 40r
[1980] Extract from the foundation by Josepha countess of Königsegg, 4 September 1777 40v - 40v
[1981] Extracts from resolutions concerning the celebration of memorial masses 41r - 41v
[1982] Blank 43r - 50v
[1983] Statutes about the execution of religious services by the canons, with amounts indicated to be paid to those who do so 51r - 53v
Category
Type of text carrier Manuscript with more than one text
Classification Composite
Short description Memorial register Containing the liturgy for requiem masses, necrologies (15th-16th centuries), a register of gifts, and statutes and notes concerning the celebration of memorial services (17th-18th century).
Additional remarks
Holding institution Maastricht, Regionaal Historisch Centrum Limburg (RHCL)
Collection Vrije Rijksheerlijkheid Thorn
Entry number collection 01.187B
Identifier in collection 1633
Link to online description
Alternative collection
Alternative collection identifiers
Accessibility
Additional remarks Catalogue not yet available online
Original institution(s)
Original institution(s)
Dates of separate texts
Date
  • >1498-<1550
  • >1600-1739
  • 1677-1688
  • 1777
Author(s)
Author(s)
Text material(s)
  • parchment
  • paper with watermark
Watermark(s) Two types, 1: late renaissance shield with fleur de lys, crowned, under it the letters "WR", 2: IHS-monogram, a cross standing on the horizontal line of the H
Number of leaves 53
Collation 1-34, rest not to be determined, last2-1
Dimensions (mm)
Height x width 345 x 240
Condition of the text carrier parchment very smudgy, paper good
Conservation
Adaptations
Type(s) of adaption
  • (parts of) leaves/pages cut out
Specification parchment part intact, but quite some folios removed from the paper part
Cover
Cover material(s)
  • wood
  • leather
Specification Wood lined with stamped leather, carrying metal closing clasps. Stamps: floral motifs.
Date of the cover last quarter of the 17th century
Specification The stamps on cover point to the seventeenth century, so the cover was probably made when the paper quires were added to the parchment quires. The paper quires can be dated in the last quarter of the seventeenth century, judging by the dated entries in the list of canons.
Additional remarks ff.1-24 (first three quires) parchment, 25-52 paper
Table of contents
Is there a contemporary (e.g. medieval) table of contents in the text carrier? no
Specification
Colophon
Is there a colophon in the text carrier? no
Specification
Rubrication
Are the texts in the text carrier rubricated? yes
Heraldry
Number of heraldic items 1
Locations of the heraldry in the text carrier
  • accompanying a non-memorial text
  • accompanying a memorial text
Specification late renaissance shield with fleur de lys, crowned, under it the letters "WR", in the watermark on some folios
Illustration(s)
Location(s) of the illustration(s)
  • accompanying a non-memorial text
Types of illustrations
  • decorated initial(s)
  • marginal decoration(s)
Specification f. 1r: Decorated inital D in gold on a background of red and green floral motifs, penwork in the margins. Some other initials in the same text were decorated with small heads. In the list of gifts some small drawn hands indicating important sections.
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
  • stamp(s)
Specification Stamps: Rijksarchief Limburg
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Memorial text in: [426] Memorial register of the Abbey of Thorn; Maastricht, RHCL, 01.187B, 1633 [426]

Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
  • memorial register (names)
Title and MeMO memorial text ID
Title List of canons or chantry priests
MeMO memorial text ID 1977
Pagination or foliation
Page(s)
Specification
Folio(s)
  • Folio 25v to 26r
Specification
Date of creation (physical object)
Date 1677-1688
Argumentation
  • date(s) are mentioned in the text
Specification
Date of creation (contents of the text)
Date 1677-1688
Argumentation
  • date(s) are mentioned in the text
Specification
Period covered by the memorial text
Date 1677-1688
Argumentation
  • date(s) are mentioned in the text
Specification
Additional remarks
Original institution(s)
Institution [494] Abdij Thorn, Damesstift (Thorn Abbey, Chapter of Secular Canonesses), Thorn
Argumentation
  • the institution is mentioned in another text in the same manuscript
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 hand, cursive. The letters R.D. in front of each name were carried out in capitalis, but after a while (10 names) the writer switched to 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 chronologically by year
Specification
Filiation
Filiation
Register of names
Type of register of names list of deceased members of an ecclesiastical institution (chapter)
Persons mentioned
Number of names 51-99
Sex of the persons mentioned (in percentages) 100% male
Background of the persons mentioned
  • members of the institution (full membership) (e.g. brothers and sisters)
Specification members of the chapter of the Abbey church of Thorn. Most of the names are mentioned more than once, because they were there for some subsequent years.
Persons are registered while alive/dead alive
Supplementary information
The register contains supplementary information concerning
  • biographical information
Specification Of two canons, a date of death is added
Additional remarks
Incipit
Incipit Anno domini 1677 in festo Sancti Johannis praesentes usque ad 1678
Explicit
Explicit R.D. . Moenen
Illustration(s)
Illustrations or decorations

Memorial text in: [426] Memorial register of the Abbey of Thorn; Maastricht, RHCL, 01.187B, 1633 [426]

Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
  • memorial register (gifts)
Title and MeMO memorial text ID
Title List of gifts for annual memorial services
MeMO memorial text ID 1979
Pagination or foliation
Page(s)
Specification
Folio(s)
  • Folio 28r to 40r
Specification
Date of creation (physical object)
Date >1600-1739
Argumentation
  • based on research
  • date(s) are mentioned in the text
Specification oldest hand is seventeenth-century
Date of creation (contents of the text)
Date <1680
Argumentation
  • date(s) are mentioned in the text
Specification 1680 is the first date mentioned in the text. Most entries, however, are written in an older hand, and were possibly copied from an older source.
Period covered by the memorial text
Date <1680-1739
Argumentation
  • based on research
  • date(s) are mentioned in the text
Specification entries written in the original hand undated
Additional remarks
Original institution(s)
Institution [494] Abdij Thorn, Damesstift (Thorn Abbey, Chapter of Secular Canonesses), Thorn
Argumentation
  • the institution/community is mentioned in the text
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 Some entries in Latin, others in Dutch
Description of hands
Description of hands multiple hands, seventeenth-century gothic cursive and humanistic 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)
  • 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 in a calendar (Roman/Julian/Gregorian)
Specification
Filiation
Filiation
Register of gifts
Type(s) of gifts
  • interest/rent
  • a one-off gift of money
Number of gifts 100-199
Type(s) of countergifts
  • mass
  • vigil
Benefactors
Number of benefactors 100-199
Sex of the benefactors (in percentages) 50% male, 50% female
Background of benefactors
  • people associated with the institution (socially)
  • members of the institution (full membership) (e.g. brothers and sisters)
  • people associated with the institution (professionally)
Specification
Supplementary information
The register contains supplementary information concerning
Specification
Additional remarks
Incipit
Incipit CATHALOGUS der ghener die iet voor haere jaergetyden gelaeten hebben waer van naer alle apparentie nu noch de betalinghe oft ten deijle geschiet
Explicit
Explicit cum diacono et subdiacono. Requiescat in pace.
Illustration(s)
Illustrations or decorations

Memorial text in: [426] Memorial register of the Abbey of Thorn; Maastricht, RHCL, 01.187B, 1633 [426]

Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
  • necrology
  • obituary
  • memorial register (memorial services)
  • kalendarium
Title and MeMO memorial text ID
Title Calendar of memorial services
MeMO memorial text ID 1975
Pagination or foliation
Page(s)
Specification
Folio(s)
  • Folio 13r to 24v
Specification
Date of creation (physical object)
Date >1498-<1550
Argumentation
  • based on research
Specification The calendar contains the same names, with some later additions, as TC ID 424, which is dated 1498. The script used points to the early sixteenth century at the latest.
Date of creation (contents of the text)
Date <1498
Argumentation
  • based on research
Specification the calendar contains the same names, with some later additions, as TC ID 424, which is dated 1498
Period covered by the memorial text
Date <1459-1698
Argumentation
  • based on research
  • date(s) are mentioned in the text
Specification most earlier entries not dated
Additional remarks
Original institution(s)
Institution [494] Abdij Thorn, Damesstift (Thorn Abbey, Chapter of Secular Canonesses), Thorn
Argumentation
  • the institution/community is mentioned in the text
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 Most entries in Latin, some seventeenth-century entries in Dutch
Description of hands
Description of hands multiple hands, gothic textualis, bastarda, cursive, and humanistic 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
Filiation
Filiation
Register of memorial services
Type(s) of memorial services
  • visit to the grave
  • mass (including daily masses that are not a memorial mass)
  • vigil
Number of memorial services
Frequency of memorial services
  • monthly
  • annually
Executor(s) of memorial services
  • member(s) of the institution
Commemorated persons
Number of the commemorated persons
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
Supplementary information
The register contains supplementary information concerning
  • biographical information
  • about gifts
Specification Gifts: interests in money and kind (grain), books. Sometimes dates of death are mentioned
Additional remarks The calendar contains for a large part the same names as a fifteenth-century necrology of Thorn (TC ID 424), with later additions, and therefore seems to be a continuation of this necrology.
Incipit
Incipit Dominica prima post festum Epiphanie domini est dedicatio altaris trium regum et Mathie apostoli
Explicit
Explicit Dominica post nativitate domini est dedicatio beate Marie, Medardi, Anthonii et Agnetis [...]
Illustration(s)
Illustrations or decorations

Memorial text in: [426] Memorial register of the Abbey of Thorn; Maastricht, RHCL, 01.187B, 1633 [426]

Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
  • memorial register (gifts)
  • memorial register (memorial services)
Title and MeMO memorial text ID
Title Extract from the foundation by Josepha countess of Königsegg, 4 September 1777
MeMO memorial text ID 1980
Pagination or foliation
Page(s)
Specification
Folio(s)
  • Folio 40v to 40v
Specification
Date of creation (physical object)
Date 1777
Argumentation
  • date(s) are mentioned in the text
Specification
Date of creation (contents of the text)
Date 1777
Argumentation
  • date(s) are mentioned in the text
Specification
Period covered by the memorial text
Date 1777
Argumentation
  • date(s) are mentioned in the text
Specification
Additional remarks
Original institution(s)
Institution [494] Abdij Thorn, Damesstift (Thorn Abbey, Chapter of Secular Canonesses), Thorn
Argumentation
  • the institution/community is mentioned in the text
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
  • German
Specification titles and legal phrases in Latin, content of foundation in German
Description of hands
Description of hands one hand, humanistic 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)
  • 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
Number of gifts < 50
Type(s) of countergifts
  • mass
Benefactors
Number of benefactors < 50
Sex of the benefactors (in percentages) 100% female
Background of benefactors
  • people associated with the institution (socially)
Specification one person: Josepha, countess of Königsegg, who could also be a member of the abbey (Frauenstift), but this is not mentioned explicitly
Supplementary information
The register contains supplementary information concerning
  • about memorial services
Specification three kinds of masses founded: those to be held monthly, those to be held daily in the week after the feast of All Souls, and those to be held annually on St Barbara
Additional remarks
Incipit
Incipit Extractus protocolli capitularis Thorensis
Explicit
Explicit Per extractum I.R. Broeckmeulen secret.
Illustration(s)
Illustrations or decorations
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