Illuminated book of hours on parchment, with multi coloured decorations. Incipit: Introibo ad altare dei. (object ID P002473153)
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Illuminated book of hours on parchment, with multi coloured decorations. Texts in both Flemish and Latin. The former property of Gheert Assart, husband to Lijsbette Coolmans, as per the family details on the flyleaves.
Dit ziin de kinderen van Gheert Assart die hij ghehad heeft bij Lijsbette coolmans zinder gheselinde. Anthonine mijn dochter was gheboren upden XXVIII dach van Novembre het vriedachs near de noen ten drie huere XV XVI. Huer petre was het Jan Assart […..] Huer metren was de huusvrauwe van Gillis Andries ende de huusvrauwe van miine Heere van Capelle.
Maykin mij dochter was gheboren upde XV dach van Novembre XV XVII. Ten ix huere naer der noene. Huer petre was Lous van Secler ende huer metre was Mavrauwe van Wackene ende Liisbette Coelmans.
Translation: These are the children of Gheert Assart that he had with Lijsbette Coolmans, his companion. Anthonine my daughter was born on 28 November XXVIII, Friday 1516. Her godfather was John Assart […..] Her meter was the wife of Andrew Gillis and the wife of my Lord of Capelle.
Maykin my daughter was born on 15 November 1517 at 10 o’clock. Her godfather was Lous of Secler and her godmother was Mrs. van Wackene and Liisbette Coelmans.