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Floor slab of Margriete and one or more other persons

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 1525
Name Floor slab of Margriete and one or more other persons
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Aardenburg, St. Bavokerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Incomplete stone slab with a centrally placed quatrefoil with an inscription and a shield(?), and an inscription along the edge
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1400-1500
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [61] St. Bavokerk (St. Baafskerk) (St Bavo's Church (St. Baafskerk)), Aardenburg
Arguments
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 or no photograph is available.
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Margriete and one or more other persons
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [3552] Margriete (female)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons relation (type of relation unknown)
Relation specification The commemorated persons are mentioned in the inscription along the edge, which suggests a relationship, but its nature is unknown.
Additional remarks
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 Belgian hardstone
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 175 x 106 x 0
Completeness Incomplete: the left side is missing
Condition Broken and worn
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Bloys van Treslong Prins, P.C., Genealogische en heraldische gedenkwaardigheden in en uit de kerken der provincie Zeeland (Utrecht 1919), 8; no. 27
Other documentation
SKKN inventory nr. 6342-46 (not verified)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Further information and photos provided by Sarina Hendrikse

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [1525] Floor slab of Margriete and one or more other persons

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Incomplete stone slab with a centrally placed quatrefoil with an inscription and shield(?), and an inscription along the edge
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 175 x 106 x 0
Date
Year 1400-1500
Specified date
Argumentation
  • based on stylistic research
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Aardenburg, St. Bavokerk
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution The slab is located on the division of the middle and northern aisle
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 along all four edges originally
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Hier leghet Margriete de dochter [...] van den troue vrint [...] hier(?) [...] dees(?) was die starf in jare XIIII [...](?) den [...] dach van hoegstmaent. Hier leghet [...].
Translation
English translation Here lies Margriete, daughter [...] of the faithful friend[? ...], who died in the year 14[.../] on the [...]th day of July. Here lies [...].
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Incised Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [3552] Margriete (female)
Sex female
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription inside the central quatrefoil
Language(s)
Languages
Language specification Unknown
Transcription
Transcription
Translation
English translation
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Incised Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Perhaps this is a motto?

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 3552
Personal details
Name Margriete
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks
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
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