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Necrology of the convent Maria Weide in Venlo; Maastricht, RHCL, 14.D063, no. 4

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Title and MeMO text carrier ID
MeMO text carrier ID 78
Name Necrology of the convent Maria Weide in Venlo; Maastricht, RHCL, 14.D063, no. 4
[1987] Calendar of memorial services 1r - 35r
[197] List of benefactors 35v - 37v
[195] Translation of a resolution concerning the reduction of masses, 1630 38r - 39v
[198] Calendar of saints 40r - 67v
[1988] List of prioresses of the convent 68r - 69v
[1989] Prayers 70r - 71v
Category
Type of text carrier Manuscript with more than one text
Classification Composite
Short description The text carrier contains a necrology (ca. 1420-1847), a list of benefactors (some in return for anniversaria of more frequent memorial services, ca.1500), ordinances and regulations concerning memorial services, a calendar of saints, and a list of prioresses.
Additional remarks
Holding institution Maastricht, Regionaal Historisch Centrum Limburg (RHCL)
Collection Klooster Maria Weide, Venlo
Entry number collection 14.D063
Identifier in collection 4
Link to online description
Alternative collection
Alternative collection identifiers
Accessibility
Additional remarks
Original institution(s)
Original institution(s)
Dates of separate texts
Date
  • >1420-1847
  • 1484-1649
  • >1677-1831
Author(s)
Author(s)
Text material(s)
  • parchment
  • paper
Watermark(s)
Number of leaves 69
Collation 1-44, 53, 64+2, 74, 84+1, 9-101
Dimensions (mm)
Height x width 300 x 225
Condition of the text carrier book almost falling apart
Conservation parts of the bindings restored with paper tape
Adaptations
Type(s) of adaption
  • (parts of) leaves/pages cut out
  • leaves/pages glued on other leaves/pages
  • extra leaves/pages glued on remnants of cut leaves/pages
  • extra pages/leaves sewn/glued in
Specification Part of sheets glued on other pages (as continuation of preceding text: ff. 37v, 39; as correction to the text: f. 69r), folios bound in (loose memorial note ff.50-51). Given the foliation of the last quire, which does not connect closely to the preceding folio numbers and is given in the wrong order, some folios of the last quire were probably lost.
Cover
Cover material(s)
  • parchment
  • linen
  • paper
Specification Cover made of sheets of linen and paper, pasted on each other to create a thick board, on both sides covered in parchment sheets with musical notation (14th century?)
Date of the cover
Specification
Additional remarks book contains linen bookmarks
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
Locations of the heraldry in the text carrier
Specification
Illustration(s)
Location(s) of the illustration(s)
Types of illustrations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
Additional remarks
  • Doppler, P., Fragment van een necrologium uit de eerste jaren der XVIe eeuw afkomstig van Venlo, De Maasgouw, (1908), 81-82
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Memorial text in: [78] Necrology of the convent Maria Weide in Venlo; Maastricht, RHCL, 14.D063, no. 4 [78]

Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
  • kalendarium
  • necrology
  • obituary
  • memorial register (memorial services)
Title and MeMO memorial text ID
Title Calendar of memorial services
MeMO memorial text ID 1987
Pagination or foliation
Page(s)
Specification
Folio(s)
  • Folio 1r to 35r
Specification
Date of creation (physical object)
Date >1420-1847
Argumentation
  • date(s) are mentioned in the text
Specification
Date of creation (contents of the text)
Date ca.1420
Argumentation
  • based on research
Specification 1420 is the earliest dated entry
Period covered by the memorial text
Date 1420-1847
Argumentation
  • date(s) are mentioned in the text
Specification
Additional remarks
Original institution(s)
Institution [331] Mariaweide, Regularissen (Mary's Meadow Monastery, Regular Canonesses), Venlo
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
  • Dutch
Specification
Description of hands
Description of hands Multiple hands, gothic textualis, cursive, humanistic cursive and eighteenth-century 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 (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
  • mass (including daily masses that are not a memorial mass)
Number of memorial services > 1000
Frequency of memorial services
  • annually
Executor(s) of memorial services
Commemorated persons
Number of the commemorated persons > 1000
Sex of the commemorated persons 25% male, 75% female
Background of commemorated persons
  • members of the institution (full membership) (e.g. brothers and sisters)
  • people associated with the institution (professionally)
  • people associated with the institution (socially)
Specification mainly nuns and their families, and priests and other clergy connected to the convent
Supplementary information
The register contains supplementary information concerning
  • about gifts
Specification gifts in money and furnishing for the monastery
Additional remarks
Incipit
Incipit KL Januarius Joemaent heeft xxxiii dage
Explicit
Explicit Bidt voor Joffer Maria Beltiens die ons Convent wel bemint en veel goedts gedaen heeft
Illustration(s)
Illustrations or decorations

Memorial text in: [78] Necrology of the convent Maria Weide in Venlo; Maastricht, RHCL, 14.D063, no. 4 [78]

Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
  • memorial register (gifts)
Title and MeMO memorial text ID
Title List of benefactors
MeMO memorial text ID 197
Pagination or foliation
Page(s)
Specification
Folio(s)
  • Folio 35v to 37v
Specification
Date of creation (physical object)
Date 1484-1649
Argumentation
  • date(s) are mentioned in the text
Specification
Date of creation (contents of the text)
Date 1484
Argumentation
  • date(s) are mentioned in the text
Specification possibly started as copy from an older source
Period covered by the memorial text
Date 1848-1649
Argumentation
  • date(s) are mentioned in the text
Specification
Additional remarks
Original institution(s)
Institution [331] Mariaweide, Regularissen (Mary's Meadow Monastery, Regular Canonesses), Venlo
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
  • Dutch
Specification
Description of hands
Description of hands multiple hands: gothic textualis in three different hands, one hand in humanistic minuscule
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
  • 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)
  • a one-off gift of money
  • real estate (land/houses)
  • interest/rent
Number of gifts 100-199
Type(s) of countergifts
  • vigil
  • taper/candles on grave or elsewhere
  • visit to the grave
  • mass
Benefactors
Number of benefactors 200-499
Sex of the benefactors (in percentages) 50% male, 50% female
Background of benefactors
  • members of the institution (full membership) (e.g. brothers and sisters)
  • people associated with the institution (professionally)
  • people associated with the institution (socially)
Specification
Supplementary information
The register contains supplementary information concerning
  • about memorial services
Specification frequency of memorial services: four times a year or weekly
Additional remarks
Incipit
Incipit Its die mater sal den susteren des Jaers
Explicit
Explicit 10 pattacons des jaers. Requiescat in pace.
Illustration(s)
Illustrations or decorations

Memorial text in: [78] Necrology of the convent Maria Weide in Venlo; Maastricht, RHCL, 14.D063, no. 4 [78]

Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
Keywords (type(s) of memorial text)
  • memorial register (names)
Title and MeMO memorial text ID
Title List of prioresses of the convent
MeMO memorial text ID 1988
Pagination or foliation
Page(s)
Specification
Folio(s)
  • Folio 68r to 69v
Specification Three lists, one containing 19 names, the other 22 (overlap with the first, subsequent additions), the last 14
Date of creation (physical object)
Date >1677-1831
Argumentation
  • based on research
  • date(s) are mentioned in the text
Specification First list started between 1677-1680 with recorded entries until 1677, second started after 1699 as continuation of the first list until 1699, the third was started in 1699 and continued until 1831.
Date of creation (contents of the text)
Date >1419-<1680
Argumentation
  • based on research
  • date(s) are mentioned in the text
Specification recorded dates go back to 1419, but the first list (the oldest) was made between 1677 and 1680, so probably recorded from an older source
Period covered by the memorial text
Date 1419-1831
Argumentation
  • date(s) are mentioned in the text
Specification First list 1419-1677, second 1419-1699, third 1688-1831
Additional remarks
Original institution(s)
Institution [331] Mariaweide, Regularissen (Mary's Meadow Monastery, Regular Canonesses), Venlo
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
  • Dutch
Specification
Description of hands
Description of hands One main hand in seventeenth-century bookhand for all three lists. The last list contains additions until 1709 in another hand, and additions from 1730 to 1831 in 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 chronologically
Specification entries ordered by year of death
Filiation
Filiation
Register of names
Type of register of names list of abbots/abbesses/priors etc.
Persons mentioned
Number of names < 50
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 only prioresses of the convent
Persons are registered while alive/dead alive
Supplementary information
The register contains supplementary information concerning
  • biographical information
Specification date of death mentioned in most cases
Additional remarks
Incipit
Incipit
Explicit
Explicit
Illustration(s)
Illustrations or decorations
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