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Floor slab of Mayken Jan Aerensdr.

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 2354
Name Floor slab of Mayken Jan Aerensdr.
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Tholen, Grote of Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Stone slab with an incised banderole with an inscription down the entire length of the slab, an inscription along the edge, and a later inscription across the bottom
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1450-1500
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [850] Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk (Our Lady's Church), Tholen
Arguments
Specification
Still in original institution? probably 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 Mayken Jan Aerensdr.
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [4686] Mayken Jan Aerensdr. (female)
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
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 264 x 133 x 0
Completeness Minor losses along the edges and to the top right corner
Condition Worn
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
  • inscription(s) added
Specification A later inscription in Roman majuscules commemorates Cornelis Bergen, who died in 1633 at the age of 95
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Bloys van Treslong Prins, P.C., Genealogische en heraldische gedenkwaardigheden in en uit de kerken der provincie Zeeland (Utrecht 1919), 261; no. 68
Other documentation
SKKN inv. no. 6758-S5
Additional remarks
Additional remarks • Incised number: 12 (upside down, top right corner) • Information provided by the Genealogische Werkgroep Tholen (Tholen genealogical working group).

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [2354] Floor slab of Mayken Jan Aerensdr.

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with an incised banderole with an inscription down the entire length of the slab, an inscription along the edge, and a later inscription across the bottom
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 264 x 133 x 0
Date
Year 1479
Specified date 1479/12/27
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Tholen, Grote of Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution The slab is located close to the pulpit ('preekkerk')
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 along the top and right edge
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Hier leet begraven Mayken Jan Aerensdochter die starf int jaer M CCCC LXXIX XXVII daghen in decembri.
Translation
English translation Here lies buried Mayken Jan Aerensdr., who died in the year 1479 on the 27th day in December.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Incised Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [7690] Jan Aerens (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is used as a reference
Name [4686] Mayken Jan Aerensdr. (female)
Sex female
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The first name of the commemorated woman is written as 'Make' with two superscript lines of abbreviation. This should probably be read as 'Mayken', a derivation of Maria.
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription on a banderole across the central field
Language(s)
Languages
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription
Translation
English translation
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out
Inscription mentioning
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The incised inscription is almost completely worn away

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 4686
Personal details
Name Mayken Jan Aerensdr.
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1479/12/27
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
Personal identification number
Personal identification number 7690
Personal details
Name Jan Aerens
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
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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