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Floor slab of Nicolaus Rohault

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 2119
Name Floor slab of Nicolaus Rohault
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 inscription along the edge and four identical heraldic shields inside quatrefoils in the corners
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1475-1525
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [362] St. Servaaskapittel (Chapter of St Servatius), Maastricht
Arguments
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
Specification The commemorated person was a canon 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
Grave findings
Additional remarks
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Nicolaus Rohaut (Rohault)
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [4397] Nicolaus Rohaut (Rohault) (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 231 x 130 x 0
Completeness Practically complete: part of the lower right corner is missing
Condition In reasonable condition. The slab is 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
  • 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), , 141; no. 4
  • 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), , 133
  • Nispen tot Sevenaer, E. van, De monumenten van geschiedenis van kunst V. De provincie Limburg. Eerste stuk: gemeente Maastricht, derde aflevering (’s-Gravenhage 1935), 368; 9
Other documentation
SKKN: inv. no 13249-128, photo no. 13249-128_5, 13249-128_6 and 13249-128_7
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Belonje (1961) erroneously mentions that the corners of the slab show evangelist symbols

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [2119] Floor slab of Nicolaus Rohault

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Large stone slab with inscription along the edge and four identical heraldic shields inside quatrefoils in the corners
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 231 x 130 x 0
Date
Year 1495
Specified date 1495/07/12
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
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 baptistery
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 inside quatrefoils in the corners (four identical shields)
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield High gothic shield
Specification
Description of the shield three roses, 2-1, in chief a label of three points (drie rozen, 2-1, in het schildhoofd een barensteel van drie hangers)
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
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Inscriptions

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription along all four edges of the slab
Language(s)
Languages
  • Latin
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Hic est sepultus venerabilis vir, dominus Nicolaus Rohaut, [ar]tiu[m] magister, canonicus huius ecclesie, qui obiit anno Domini M CCCC XCV mensis Iulii die XII, cuius anima requiescat in pace. Amen.
Translation
English translation Here is buried the venerable man, sir Nicolaus Rohault, master [of arts], canon of this church, who died in the year of the Lord 1495 on the 12th day of the month of July, whose soul may rest in peace. Amen.
Dutch translation Hier is begraven de eerbiedwaardige man, heer Nicolaus Rohault, meester [in de kunsten], kanunnik van deze kerk, die stierf in het jaar des Heren 1495 op de 12de dag van de maand juli, wiens ziel in vrede moge rusten. Amen.
Lay–out
Lay-out Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [4397] Nicolaus Rohaut (Rohault) (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 4397
Personal details
Name Nicolaus Rohaut (Rohault)
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1495/07/12
Additional remarks Magister artium
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 canon
Specification canon at the St. Servaaskerk (St Servatius's Church) in Maastricht from 1481; canon at the St. Pieterskerk (St Peter's Church) in Liege; priest in Olne
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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