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Floor slab of Ghirrit [...]

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 2088
Name Floor slab of Ghirrit [...]
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Maastricht, St. Janskerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Small square stone slab with worn inscription
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1375-1425
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [365] St. Johannes de Doperkerk (St. Janskerk) (St John the Baptist's Church (St Janskerk)), Maastricht
Arguments
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
Specification The commemorated person was priest of this church
Still in original institution? 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; 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 Ghirrit [...]
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [4342] Ghirrit [...] (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 blue limestone
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 80 x 79 x 0
Completeness Unclear
Condition The slab is worn; the inscription is hard to read. A small piece of stone has been inserted in the centre of the slab.
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Belonje, J., Genealogische en heraldische gedenkwaardigheden in en uit de kerken der provincie Limburg, Publications de la Société Historique et Archéologique dans le Limbourg 96-97 (1960), , 179; no. 31
  • Heijde, J.F. van der, Grafzerken in de Sint Jan te Maastricht ( 1994), 28; no. 46
Other documentation
SKKN: inv. no. 13194-223, photo no. 13194-223_1
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [2088] Floor slab of Ghirrit [...]

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Small square stone slab with worn inscription
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 80 x 79 x 0
Date
Year 1400
Specified date 1400/10/17
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Maastricht, St. Janskerk
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution The slab is located in the west side of the church
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 across the slab
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Hier ligt Ghirrit [...] priester in dieser kirken de int iaer ons heren M CCCC op sint lucas avont des h. Ewange list bidt voor sine siele.
Translation
English translation Here lies Ghirrit [...] priest of this church, [...] in the year of Our Lord 1400 on St Luke the Evangelist's Eve (= October 17), pray for his soul.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [4342] Ghirrit [...] (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The inscription is worn and consequently hard to read

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 4342
Personal details
Name Ghirrit [...]
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1400/10/17
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 priest of the St. Janskerk (St John the Baptist's Church) in Maastricht
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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