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Remnant of a memorial piece of Willem Hendriksz. de Kyria

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 140
Name Remnant of a memorial piece of Willem Hendriksz. de Kyria
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Utrecht, Domkerk (St. Maartenskerk)
Category
Type Memorial item (physical object)
Classification Single piece (sculpture)
Short description Remnant of a memorial piece; only the stone tablet with memorial text remains
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1500-1550
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [21] St. Maartenskerk (Domkerk) (St Martin´s Church (Dom Cathedral)), Utrecht
Arguments
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
Specification The commemorated person was chantry priest at this church
Still in original institution? yes
Location inside the institution
In situ? yes
(Probable) original location
  • in the church
Argumentation
Related memorial objects in the same institution
Additional remarks (original location)
Additional remarks located on the west wall of the south-east portal
Memorial piece
Function
  • liturgical/religious
Specification
Additional remarks
Memorial monument or floor slab
Function
Grave findings
Additional remarks
Original function memorial piece
Change in function
Remarks about function argument for function: memorial text
Name Wilhelmus Heinrici de Kyria (Willem Hendriksz. de Kyria)
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [140] Wilhelmus Heinrici de Kyria (Willem Hendriksz. de Kyria) (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons no relation (only one person mentioned/depicted)
Relation specification
Additional remarks argument for identification of commemorated party: text
Name
Composition of the commissioning party
Specification
Members of the commissioning party
Commissioning person(s)
Commissioning Institution(s)
Relation between commissioning party and commemorated party
Relation specification
Additional remarks
Material(s)
  • stone
Specification stone; paint
Traces of polychromy? black and red paint
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 31 x 59 x 0
Completeness Incomplete: a fragment. The shape of the tablet suggests that it was originally surmounted by a religious image.
Condition The text has faded
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance The memorial piece has been in the church of old
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Borst, P., et al., Graven en begraven in de Dom van Utrecht (Bunnik 1997), 109; C
  • Groot, A. de, De Dom van Utrecht in de zestiende eeuw. Inrichting, decoratie en gebruik van de katholieke kathedraal (Amsterdam 2011), 298, 343; no. 121
  • Haslinghuis, E.J.; Peeters, C.J.A.C., De Nederlandse Monumenten van Geschiedenis en Kunst, dl. II, De provincie Utrecht, Eerste stuk, De gemeente Utrecht, Tweede aflevering, De Dom van Utrecht ('s-Gravenhage 1965), 402; 8
Other documentation
SKKN: inv. no. 967-260, photo no. 967-260_1 (SKKN record of 1978: inv. no. 62)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Single piece (front) of [140] Remnant of a memorial piece of Willem Hendriksz. de Kyria

Indication of part
Indication of part Single piece (front)
Short description
Short description Remnant of a memorial piece; only the stone tablet with memorial text remains
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 31 x 59 x 0
Date
Year 1535
Specified date 1535/10/27
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Utrecht, Domkerk (St. Maartenskerk)
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution The tablet is located on the west wall of the south-east portal (currently the church shop)
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Filiation
Filiation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Inscriptions

Indication of part
Indication of part Single piece (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription across the tablet
Language(s)
Languages
  • Latin
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Anno Domini XVc XXXVo die XXVII mensis Octobris obiit dominus Wilhelmus Heinrici de Kyria, vicarius ecclesie Traiectensis, cuius anima requiescat in pace. Amen.
Translation
English translation In the year of the Lord 1535 on the 27th day of the month of October died sir Willem Hendriksz. de Kyria, chantry priest of the Dom Church of Utrecht, whose soul may rest in peace. Amen.
Dutch translation In het jaar des Heren 1535 op de 27ste dag van de maand oktober stierf heer Willem Hendriksz. de Kyria, vicaris van de Domkerk van Utrecht, wiens ziel in vrede moge rusten. Amen.
Lay–out
Lay-out Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [140] Wilhelmus Heinrici de Kyria (Willem Hendriksz. de Kyria) (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Memorial text including a prayer for the commemorated person(s)

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 140
Personal details
Name Wilhelmus Heinrici de Kyria (Willem Hendriksz. de Kyria)
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1535/10/27
Additional remarks
Social standing
Status secular clergy
Arguments
  • mentioned in the inscription
Specification
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy (parish or chantry) priest
Specification chantry priest ('vicarius') at the St. Maartenskerk/Domkerk (St Martin’s Church/Dom Church) in Utrecht
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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