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Necrology and land register for the parish church of Hollain

Necrology and land register for the parish church of Hollain

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Date: 1437-1693.
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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.
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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.).
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68 ff. : parchment ; 350 x 270 mm.
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Object ID: 15499930
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