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Floor slab of Marie Simons

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 2367
Name Floor slab of Marie Simons
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 inscription along the edge, and quatrefoils with the evangelist symbols in the corners
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1475-1525
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
Grave findings
Additional remarks
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Marie Simons
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [4701] Marie Simons (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 160 x 86 x 0
Completeness Incomplete: small parts missing
Condition Several breaks
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
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. 70
Other documentation
SKKN inv. no. 6758-S14
Additional remarks
Additional remarks • Incised number: 43 (top left corner) • Information provided by the Genealogische Werkgroep Tholen (Tholen genealogical working group).

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [2367] Floor slab of Marie Simons

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with an inscription along the edge, and quatrefoils with the evangelist symbols in the corners
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 160 x 86 x 0
Date
Year 1506
Specified date 1506/05/30
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 all four edges of the slab
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Hier is begraven Marie Simons Cornelis Clase wijf was. Si sterf int jaer XVc VI XXX dage in mey.
Translation
English translation Here is buried Marie Simons, [who] was the wife of Cornelis Clase; she died in the year 1506 on the 30th day in May.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Incised Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [4702] Cornelis Clase (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is used as a reference
Name [4701] Marie Simons (female)
Sex female
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)
  • evangelist symbols
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) quatrefoils with the evangelist symbols
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 4701
Personal details
Name Marie Simons
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1506/05/30
Additional remarks She was married to Cornelis Clase
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 4702
Personal details
Name Cornelis Clase
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks He was married to Marie Simons
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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