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Floor slab of Heinrick Macielsz.

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 2355
Name Floor slab of Heinrick Macielsz.
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 a circle in which a round inscription and effaced decorations(?)
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 Heinrick Macielsz.
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [4687] Heinrick Macielsz. (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
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 133 x 85 x 0
Completeness Complete
Condition Damages to the centre?
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
  • decoration(s) removed
Specification Bloys van Treslong Prins (1919) mentions a chalice between two human bones. Have these decorations been hacked away from the centre?
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), 268; no. 107
Other documentation
SKKN inv. no. 6758-S6
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Information provided by the Genealogische Werkgroep Tholen (Tholen genealogical working group)

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [2355] Floor slab of Heinrick Macielsz.

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with a circle in which a round inscription and effaced decorations(?)
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 133 x 85 x 0
Date
Year 1483
Specified date 1483/07/14
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 in the transept of the church ('wandelkerk')
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 around the centrally placed circle
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Hier es begraven heer Heinrick Macielssone die sterf anno XIIIIc LXXXIII XIIII daghen in hoeimaient.
Translation
English translation Here is buried sir Heinrick Macielsz., who died in the year 1483 on the 14th day in July.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Incised Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [4687] Heinrick Macielsz. (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Decorations

Indication of part
Indication of the part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
  • human figures (incl. skeletons and skulls)
  • chalice (and host)
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) Bloys van Treslong Prins (1919) mentions a chalice between two human bones: now effaced?
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 4687
Personal details
Name Heinrick Macielsz.
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1483/07/14
Additional remarks
Social standing
Status secular clergy
Arguments
  • mentioned in the inscription
Specification Clergymen were usually addressed as 'heer' (sir)
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy
Specification canon or priest of the collegiate church of Tholen?
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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