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Floor slab of Wernerus Alberti

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 24
Name Floor slab of Wernerus Alberti
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Godlinze, Pancratiuskerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Stone slab with a heraldic shield surrounded by tendrils/tracery in the upper half, two angels supporting a shield showing a chalice and host in the lower half, an inscription along the edge, and the evangelist symbols in the corners
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1525-1550
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [83] St. Pancratiuskerk (St Pancratius's Church), Godlinze
Arguments
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
Specification Wernerus Alberti was a parish priest, so it is likely that he was buried in the church in which he served.
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 Wernerus Alberti
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [6] Wernerus Alberti (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons no relation (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 sandstone
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 198 x 103 x 0
Completeness Complete
Condition A break in the upper right corner. The inscription along the top is damaged.
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Kroesen, Justin; Steensma, Regnerus, De Groninger cultuurschat - kerken van 1000 tot 1800 (Groningen/Assen 2008), 146
Other documentation
SKKN inventory nr. 714-12
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [24] Floor slab of Wernerus Alberti

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with a heraldic shield surrounded by tendrils/tracery in the upper half, two angels supporting a shield showing a chalice and host in the lower half, an inscription along the edge, and the evangelist symbols in the corners
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 198 x 103 x 0
Date
Year 1541
Specified date 1541/01/23
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Godlinze, Pancratiuskerk
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution The slab is located beneath the organ balcony
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 the central field, upper shield
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Early renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield a mark containing the capital letter A, and a rose (een merk bevattende de hoofdletter A, en een roos)
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 Wernerus Alberti
Person details
Person details
  • [6] Wernerus Alberti (male)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the central field, lower shield
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Early renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield a chalice with a host issuant (een kelk waaruit de hostie komt)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling)
Remarks
Additional parts of the achievement
Type of supporter
  • One or two mythical figures (angels or putti)
Specification Two angels
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 A[nno] [...] [...]CCCCC [X]LI ianuarii XXIII obiit discretus vir magister Wernerus Alberti curatus in Godlinsa cuius anima requiescat in pace.
Translation
English translation In the year [...] [1]541, January 23, died the wise man, master Wernerus Alberti, curate (parish priest) in Godlinze, whose soul may rest in peace.
Dutch translation In het jaar [...] [1]541, 23 januari, stierf de verstandige man, meester Wernerus Alberti, cureit (pastoor) in Godlinze, wiens ziel in vrede moge rusten.
Lay–out
Lay-out Raised Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [6] Wernerus Alberti (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The inscription along the top is damaged

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
  • angels, putti or cherubs
  • architectural decorations
  • chalice (and host)
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) The four evangelist symbols are situated within quartrefoils in the corners of the slab. In the central part two angels support a shield with a chalice and host. Above them tendrils/tracery.
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 6
Personal details
Name Wernerus Alberti
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1541/01/23
Additional remarks
Social standing
Status secular clergy
Arguments
  • mentioned in the inscription
  • attribute of the portrayed/commemorated person (e.g. a priest's chalice)
Specification
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy (parish or chantry) priest
Specification parish priest in Godlinze
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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