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Floor slab of Matheu[...] Ogerus(?), Petrus [...] and Arnold van Elderen(?)

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 2118
Name Floor slab of Matheu[...] Ogerus(?), Petrus [...] and Arnold van Elderen(?)
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Maastricht, St. Servaasbasiliek
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Large stone slab with several banderoles containing inscriptions, and a centrally placed double circle in which a circular inscription and a heraldic shield suspended from a ribbon
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1450-1500
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [362] St. Servaaskapittel (Chapter of St Servatius), Maastricht
Arguments
  • the institution/community is mentioned in the text
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
Specification The commemorated persons were clergymen at this church
Still in original institution? yes
Location inside the institution
In situ?
(Probable) original location
  • 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 Matheu[...] Ogerus(?), Petrus [...] and Arnold van Elderen(?)
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [4668] Arnold van Elderen (male)
  • [4392] Petrus [...] (male)
  • [4391] Matheu[...] Ogerus(?) (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons office holders/officials (ecclesiastical or public office)
Relation specification all three men were probably ecclesiastical office holders at St. Servaaskerk (St Servatius's Church) in Maastricht
Additional remarks The name of the person who is commemorated in the centrally placed circular inscription is no longer legible. Based on the given date of death (1487) and the accompanying heraldic shield (Hamal van Elderen), Van Nispen tot Sevenaer (1926) suggests that scholaster Arnold van Elderen was originally mentioned here.
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 230 x 110 x 0
Completeness Complete
Condition The slab is badly worn and shows scratches. The inscriptions are hard to read.
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), , 142; no. 20
  • Doppler, P., Lijst der kanunniken van het vrije Rijkskapittel van St. Servaas te Maastricht (1050-1795), Publications de la Société Historique et Archéologique dans le Limbourg 75 (1939), , 115-117
  • Nispen tot Sevenaer, E. van, De monumenten van geschiedenis van kunst V. De provincie Limburg. Eerste stuk: gemeente Maastricht, tweede aflevering (’s-Gravenhage 1930), 368; no. 8
Other documentation
SKKN: inv. no. 13249-127, photo no. 13249-127_1
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [2118] Floor slab of Matheu[...] Ogerus(?), Petrus [...] and Arnold van Elderen(?)

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Large stone slab with several banderoles containing inscriptions, and a centrally placed double circle in which a circular inscription and a heraldic shield suspended from a ribbon
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 230 x 110 x 0
Date
Year 1450-1500
Specified date
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification dates of death that are legible: 148[.] and 1487
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Maastricht, St. Servaasbasiliek
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 'St. Antonius van Padua-kapel' (chapel of St Anthony of Padua)
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 double circle in the centre
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Late gothic shield
Specification
Description of the shield five fusils conjoined in fess, over all a sinister bendlet (vijf aanstotende spitsruiten naast elkaar, over alles heen een linker schuinstreep)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling)
Remarks
Additional parts of the achievement
Type of supporter
  • Other (guige or band, tree, branch)
Specification Suspended from a ribbon
Motto
English translation of the motto
Insignia or attributes
Heraldry belonging to
Heraldry belonging to Hamal van Elderen
Person details
Person details
  • [4668] Arnold van Elderen (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 on a banderole
Language(s)
Languages
  • Latin
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Hic iacet sepultus [...] [vir? Pet?]rus, [...] huius ecclesie Santi Servatii, qui obiit anno 148[...]
Translation
English translation Here lies buried [...] [man? Pet?]rus, [...] of this church of St Servatius, who died in the year 148[...]
Dutch translation Hier ligt begraven [...] [man? Pet?]rus, [...] van deze kerk van St. Servaas, die stierf in het jaar 148[...]
Lay–out
Lay-out Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [4392] Petrus [...] (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The inscription is worn and consequently hard to read
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription inside the double circle in the centre (circular inscription)
Language(s)
Languages
  • Latin
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription MCCCCLXXXVII mensis [...] anima requiescat in pace.
Translation
English translation 1487 of the month [...] soul may rest in peace.
Dutch translation 1487 van de maand [...] ziel in vrede moge rusten.
Lay–out
Lay-out Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The inscription is worn and consequently hard to read. This inscription might relate to the scholaster Arnold van Elderen.
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription on a banderole
Language(s)
Languages
  • Latin
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Dominus Matheu[...] Ogerus(?), huius ecclesie sacellanus.
Translation
English translation Sir Matheu[...] Ogerus(?), chaplain of this church.
Dutch translation Heer Matheu[...] Ogerus(?), kapelaan van deze kerk.
Lay–out
Lay-out Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [4391] Matheu[...] Ogerus(?) (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 4391
Personal details
Name Matheu[...] Ogerus(?)
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
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 chaplain of the St. Servaaskerk (St Servatius's Church) in Maastricht
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Personal identification number
Personal identification number 4392
Personal details
Name Petrus [...]
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks He died in the 1480s.
Social standing
Status secular clergy
Arguments
  • mentioned in the inscription
Specification attached to the St. Servaaskerk (St Servatius's Church) in Maastricht
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Personal identification number
Personal identification number 4668
Personal details
Name Arnold van Elderen
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1487
Additional remarks Arnold van Elderen studied in Louvain and was a regular at the court of Charles the Bold. He was a patron of Mattheus Herbenus. Arnold was succeeded as scholaster by Jan van Heinsberg on 16 June 1487, which means that he died some time before that date (see Van Nispen tot Sevenaer, 1926).
Social standing
Status secular clergy
Arguments
  • according to literature
Specification
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy canon
Specification canon and scholaster at the St. Servaaskerk (St Servatius's Church) in Maastricht
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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