Purchased from Les Enluminures on the Edwin J. Beinecke Book Fund, 2013. In Middle French, with some Latin. Ownership inscription on verso of last leaf:"Antoine Descamps pasteur de Hollain 1607." Ownership inscription on verso of last leaf: "Alard Sprien pasteur de Hollain 1647 26 Januarii." Ownership inscription on verso of last leaf: "Pierre Lemari pasteur de hollain, x julii 1660." Ownership inscription on verso of last leaf: "Paul François Deschamps pasteur de hollain le 12 de decembre 1693." Layout: single column with varying number of lines. Script: Gothic liturgical bookhand. Decoration: Rubricated. Initials in red or blue; paragraph marks in alternating red and blue. Binding: Remnant of original wooden binding attached to back of volume.
Manuscript, on parchment, in a liturgical Gothic bookhand, with additional notes in later hands, containing a necrology for the parish church of Hollain in Hainaut, including information concerning the deceased, the donors, the donated properties, and the fees for the celebrants. A brief list of obits (ff. 4-9v) is followed by a detailed list, organized in calendar form (ff. 14-47). Notes added to some entries in later hands contain corrections and updates to the original entries. The perpetual calendar of obits is followed by a register of lands and incomes held by the parish of Hollain (ff. 48-64v.).
Church property--Hainaut (Belgium)--Early works to 1800 Endowments--Catholic Church Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library Necrologies--Early works to 1800 Obituaries--Early works to 1800 Parishes (Canon law)--Hainaut (Belgium)--Early works to 1800
Hainaut (Belgium)--Early works to 1800
Catholic Church--Finance--Early works to 1800
French, Middle (ca.1400-1600)
Death registers--Hainaut (Belgium)--15th century Manuscripts, Medieval--Hainaut (Belgium)--15th century
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Beinecke MS 1185
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
Necrology and Land Register for the Parish Church of Hollain. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
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Complete work digitized.
Number of Pages: 152
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