YALE UNIVERSITY BEINECKE RARE BOOK AND
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Beinecke MS 1185
[Hainaut (Belgium)], 1437-1693.
Necrology and land register for the parish church of Hollain.
In Middle French, with some Latin.
68 ff. : parchment ; 350 x 270 mm.
Material is open for research.
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
Purchased from Les Enluminures on the Edwin J. Beinecke Book Fund, 2013.
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
Ownership inscription on verso of last leaf: "Pierre Lemari pasteur de hollain, x
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
Binding: Remnant of original wooden binding attached to back of volume.
Necrology and Land Register for the Parish Church of Hollain. General Collection,
Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Catholic Church -- Early works to 1800.
Church property -- Hainaut (Belgium) -- Early works to 1800.
Manuscripts, Medieval -- Connecticut -- New Haven.
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.
Death registers -- Hainaut (Belgium) -- 15th century.