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Floor slab of Govert van den Bi[...]ke

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 1877
Name Floor slab of Govert van den Bi[...]ke
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Almelo, Grote Kerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Stone slab with an inscription along the edge
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1475-1525
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [37] St. Catharinaconvent, Tertiarissen (Convent of St Catherine, Tertiaries), Almelo
Arguments
  • based on research
Specification Possible original institution: the commemorated person is adressed as 'father' in the inscription
Still in original institution? no
Location inside the institution
In situ?
(Probable) original location
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; no information on possible other functions
Grave findings
Additional remarks 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 Govert van den Bi[...]ke
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [4075] Govert van den Bi[...]ke (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 sandstone
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 245 x 125 x 0
Completeness
Condition 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
Other documentation
SKKN inv. no. 9826-7.9
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [1877] Floor slab of Govert van den Bi[...]ke

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with an inscription along the edge
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 245 x 125 x 0
Date
Year 1503
Specified date
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Almelo, Grote Kerk
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution
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 probably along all four edges of the slab originally
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Int jaer ons Her[ren] MDIII, des mandages [...] lan[...] is gestorve[n] onse er[...]erd[...] pate[r] her Govert van den Bi[...]ke, hir begrav[en]. Biddet voer [h]e[m].
Translation
English translation In the year of Our Lord 1503, on the Monday [...] Jan[uary?] has died our [...] father sir Govert van den Bi[...]ke, buried here. Pray for him.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [4075] Govert van den Bi[...]ke (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Given that the man is adressed as 'father' (pater), he was probably a clergyman who was attached to a convent

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 4075
Personal details
Name Govert van den Bi[...]ke
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1503
Additional remarks
Social standing
Status secular clergy
Arguments
Specification
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy (parish or chantry) priest
Specification father (pater) of the women's convent of St Catherine in Almelo?
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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