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Floor slab of bishop Balderik (Balderic of Cleves)

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 1581
Name Floor slab of bishop Balderik (Balderic of Cleves)
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Stone slab with heraldry and an inscription
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1450-1500
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [33] St. Plechelmusbasiliek (St Plechelm's Basilica), Oldenzaal
Arguments
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
Specification The bishop's remains were translated from Utrecht and reburied in the church in Oldenzaal in 1481
Still in original institution? yes
Location inside the institution
In situ? no
(Probable) original location
  • near the high altar
Argumentation
Related memorial objects in the same institution
Additional remarks (original location)
Additional remarks The floor slab was originally placed in front of the high altar, now it is located behind it
Memorial piece
Function
Specification
Additional remarks
Memorial monument or floor slab
Function liturgical/religious and historical/political
Grave findings
Additional remarks • The inscription refers to a historical fact, i.e. to one or more donations or foundations by the 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 Baldericus de Clivis (Balderic of Cleves)
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [3638] Baldericus de Clivis (Balderic of Cleves) (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons not applicable (only one person mentioned/depicted)
Relation specification
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
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 67 x 35 x 0
Completeness
Condition Badly 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
  • , St. Plechelmusbasiliek, http://www.plechelmusbasiliek.nl/
  • Kuile, E.H. ter, De Nederlandsche Monumenten van Geschiedenis en Kunst, deel IV de provincie Overijssel, eerste stuk: Twente ('s Gravenhage 1934), 100
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [1581] Floor slab of bishop Balderik (Balderic of Cleves)

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with heraldry and an inscription
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 67 x 35 x 0
Date
Year 1481
Specified date
Argumentation
  • date given on the object (not date of death)
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution Plechelmusbasiliek Oldenzaal
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Filiation
Filiation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Heraldry

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the centre
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry
Specification
Shape of the shield
Specification
Description of the shield In the centre of the slab the arms of the Sticht Utrecht
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling)
Remarks
Additional parts of the achievement
Type of supporter
Specification
Motto
English translation of the motto
Insignia or attributes
Heraldry belonging to
Heraldry belonging to Balderic de Clivis (Balderik of Cleves)
Person details
Person details
  • [3638] Baldericus de Clivis (Balderic of Cleves) (male)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Inscriptions

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription location on the slab unknown
Language(s)
Languages
  • Latin
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Anno Domini M CCCC LXXXI recondita sunt hic cuncta ossa Balderici de Clivis, quondam episcopi Traiectensis ac fundatoris huius collegii, cuius anima requiescat in pace. Amen.
Translation
English translation In the year of the Lord 1481 all bones of Balderic of Cleves were reburied here, once bishop of Utrecht and the founder of this chapter, whose soul may rest in peace. Amen.
Dutch translation In het jaar des Heren 1481 werden alle beenderen van Balderik van Kleve hier herbegraven, ooit bisschop van Utrecht en stichter van dit kapittel, wiens ziel moge rusten in vrede. Amen.
Lay–out
Lay-out
Inscription mentioning
Name [3638] Baldericus de Clivis (Balderic of Cleves) (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 3638
Personal details
Name Baldericus de Clivis (Balderic of Cleves)
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks Balderic of Cleves served as bishop of Utrecht. He died around 1000.
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 bishop
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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