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Floor slab(?) of an unknown person and an unknown priest (fragment(s))

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 1415
Name Floor slab(?) of an unknown person and an unknown priest (fragment(s))
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Amersfoort, Joriskerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Fragment of a stone slab(?) with inscription(s)
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1450-1500
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [26] St. Joriskerk (St George's Church), Amersfoort
Arguments
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
Specification
Still in original institution? probably yes
Location inside the institution
In situ?
(Probable) original location
  • in the church/chapel (exact location unknown)
Argumentation
Related memorial objects in the same institution
Additional remarks (original location)
Additional remarks
Memorial piece
Function
Specification
Additional remarks
Memorial monument or floor slab
Function liturgical/religious and social
Grave findings
Additional remarks For social function: see Commemorated party. • No information is available about possible other functions, because the object is too damaged. It is not even certain that the fragment was originally part of a floor slab, covering a grave.
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [6533] unknown person (unknown)
  • [6534] unknown priest (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons relation (type of relation unknown)
Relation specification
Additional remarks The mention of the persons in one inscription suggests a relationship, but its nature is unknown
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
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 29 x 28 x 0
Completeness Incomplete: a fragment. Possibly the lower left corner of a floor slab.
Condition
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance The fragment was discovered by an employee of the SKKN while making an inventory of the church
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
Other documentation
SKKN: inv. no. 3813-19
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [1415] Floor slab(?) of an unknown person and an unknown priest (fragment(s))

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Fragment of a stone slab(?) with inscription(s)
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 29 x 28 x 0
Date
Year 1470-1489
Specified date ????/10/??
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification Between 1470 and 1489, see Inscriptions. If the person who is commemorated first died in the 1490s, then the date would probably have read MCCCCXC[...].
Additional remarks The fragmentary state of the stone makes it impossible to determine the exact date of death
Holding institution
Holding institution Amersfoort, Joriskerk
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution The fragment is located in the consistory
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Filiation
Filiation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Inscriptions

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription covering the surface of the fragment
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription [I]nt iaer o[ns heren MC]CCC ende LXX[...] octobri ster[f] [...] [s]terf vicarius [...]ere bit voir sijn s[iel].
Translation
English translation In the year of Our Lord 1400 and LXX[...] October died [...] died chantry priest [...] pray for his soul.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [6534] unknown priest (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Name [6533] unknown person (unknown)
Sex unknown
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The slab (?) commemorated at least two persons. The word 'died' occurs twice in the remaining inscription.

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 6533
Personal details
Name unknown person
Sex unknown
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks He/she probably died between 1470 and 1489, in the month of October
Social standing
Status
Arguments
Specification
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Personal identification number
Personal identification number 6534
Personal details
Name unknown priest
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
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'), possibly of the St. Joriskerk (St George's Church) in Amersfoort
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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