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Memorial cross of Derick Vaeck

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 2079
Name Memorial cross of Derick Vaeck
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Bemmel, Nederlands Hervormde Kerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Cross
Short description Stone cross with an inscription, and a heraldic shield below
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1500-1550
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [442] St. Benignuskerk (St Benignus's Church), Bemmel
Arguments
  • based on research (literature, archival or archaeological research)
Specification The cross was unearthed in the vicinity of the church
Still in original institution? yes
Location inside the institution
In situ?
(Probable) original location
  • in the cemetery
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 Derick Vaeck
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [4336] Derick Vaeck (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons no relation (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 blue limestone
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth
Completeness Several losses
Condition
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Beaufort, R.F.P. de; Berg, H.M. van den , De Nederlandse monumenten van geschiedenis en kunst III. De provincie Gelderland, 1e stuk: Het Rijk van Nijmegen, onderdeel: De Betuwe (The Hague 1968), 41
Other documentation
SKKN: inv. no. 11243
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Cross (front) of [2079] Memorial cross of Derick Vaeck

Indication of part
Indication of part Cross (front)
Short description
Short description Stone cross with an inscription, and a heraldic shield below
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth
Date
Year 1516
Specified date 1516/12/07
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Bemmel, Nederlands Hervormde Kerk
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution The cross is located in the garden of the vicarage
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Filiation
Filiation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Heraldry

Indication of part
Indication of part Cross (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry at the bottom of the cross
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Early renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield A cross (Een kruis)
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 Vaeck
Person details
Person details
  • [4336] Derick Vaeck (male)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Inscriptions

Indication of part
Indication of part Cross (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription at the top and across the horizontal beam of the cross
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription I(esus) N(azarenus) R(ex) I(udaeorum). A(nn)o d(o)m(ini) 1516 op sunte Ambrosius dach is Derick Vaeck [hier] doet bleve(n) bid vo(er) de ziel.
Translation
English translation Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews. In the year of the Lord 1516, on the feast day of Saint Ambrose, Derick Vaeck has died here; pray for the soul.
Dutch translation Jezus van Nazareth, koning der Joden. In het jaar des Heren 1516, op de feestdag van Sint Ambrosius, is Derick Vaeck hier dood gegaan; bidt voor de ziel.
Lay–out
Lay-out Incised Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [4336] Derick Vaeck (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The feast of Saint Ambrose is celebrated on December 7

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 4336
Personal details
Name Derick Vaeck
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1516/12/07
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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