1629 manuscript, appr. 250pp. handwritten prayerbook from sister Joanna Cocquelet (antiphonarium Joanna Cocquelet professie: 21 September 1603 witnesses Abbot Robert Dosselart and Abbess Joanna de Penig), with prayers in Latin, French and Dutch. Joanna Coquelet was a non in the cistercian abbey of Ter Kameren, La Cambre Abbey (French: Abbaye de La Cambre, Abbaye de la Chambre de Notre-Dame (‘Abbey of the Chamber of Our Lady’), hence La Cambre or Ter Kameren Abbey (Dutch: Abdij Ter Kameren) is a former Cistercian abbey in the City of Brussels, Belgium. It is located in the Maelbeek valley between the Bois de la Cambre/Ter Kamerenbos and the Ixelles Ponds. The abbey was founded around 1196. It was suppressed during the French Revolution. Most of today's buildings date from the 18th century; only the church, the refectory and the wing of the capitular hall maintain their medieval character. After two prqayes Coquelet noted: sermons by Egidius (Gilles) Tsoggart (a family with the same name was found in overlopers Nieuwerkerke (Zeeland)). In the 18th century genealogical information was added to the last few pages: zuster Livine van de Velde, Joannis Thyssebaert 1736-1783, and others of members of Thijssebaert family, Levinus Gembrugge 1798-1654, Pieter Francis Criel 1854-1871, Maria Theresa Gembrugge, 1853 Bruno Evereaert, Elisabeth de Kizel/Kezel, overleden 24 november 1796, some (children) writing on free endpapers at the biginning of the book, Childrens (?) writing at th eend of the book, the contemporary full vellum binding, soiled. From the collection of Jelle & Alie Kaspersma. Unique manuscript showing the taste for prayers by a 17th century nun.