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Floor slab of Dimpne Jacopsz. and Jacop Jacopsz.

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 2401
Name Floor slab of Dimpne Jacopsz. and Jacop Jacopsz.
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 two chalices and hosts in a quatrefoil in the centre, a mark below, an inscription along the edge, and quatrefoils with the evangelist symbols in the corners
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1525-1575
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [850] Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk (Our Lady's Church), Tholen
Arguments
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
Specification The two commemorated men were chaplain of this church
Still in original institution? 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 and social
Grave findings
Additional remarks Commemorated on the object are holders of the same office or members of the same corporation or religious order, who were possibly family members as well: see Commemorated party
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Dimpne Jacopsz. and Jacop Jacopsz.
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [4753] Jacop Jacopsz. (male)
  • [4752] Dimpne Jacopsz. (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons office holders/officials (ecclesiastical or public office) who were related
Relation specification chaplains in Tholen who were possibly brothers, given the patronymics
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 205 x 114 x 0
Completeness Complete
Condition Slightly worn
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
  • mark(s)
Specification A mark below the central quatrefoil
  • Bloys van Treslong Prins, P.C., Genealogische en heraldische gedenkwaardigheden in en uit de kerken der provincie Zeeland (Utrecht 1919), 264; no. 90
Other documentation
SKKN: inv. no. 6758-S37
Additional remarks
Additional remarks • Incised number: 63 (bottom left corner) • Information provided by the Genealogische Werkgroep Tholen (Tholen genealogical working group).

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [2401] Floor slab of Dimpne Jacopsz. and Jacop Jacopsz.

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with two chalices and hosts in a quatrefoil in the centre, a mark below, an inscription along the edge, and quatrefoils with the evangelist symbols in the corners
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 205 x 114 x 0
Date
Year 1540
Specified date 1540/06/03
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification Jacop Jacopzoon died first, in 1540
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 leyt begraven heer Dimpne Jacopzoon, capellaen van deser kercken, sterf anno XVc XLIII den Vten dach in junio. Ende heer Jacop Jacopzoon, capellaen van deser kercken, sterf anno XVc XL den derden dach in junio. Bidt voer de sielen.
Translation
English translation Here lies buried sir Dimpne Jacopsz., chaplain of this church, died in the year 1543 on the 5th day in June. And sir Jacop Jacopsz., chaplain of this church, died in the year 1540 on the third day in June. Pray for the souls.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Incised Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [4753] Jacop Jacopsz. (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Name [4752] Dimpne Jacopsz. (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Bloys van Treslong Prins (1919) misinterprets the name Dimpne as Dign'

Decorations

Indication of part
Indication of the part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
  • chalice (and host)
  • evangelist symbols
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) corner quatrefoils with the evangelist symbols; central quatrefoil in which two chalices with hosts and tracery
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 4752
Personal details
Name Dimpne Jacopsz.
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1543/06/05
Additional remarks Perhaps Jacop Jacopsz. was his brother
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 chaplain of the church of Tholen
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Personal identification number
Personal identification number 4753
Personal details
Name Jacop Jacopsz.
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1540/06/03
Additional remarks Perhaps Dimpne Jacopsz. was his brother
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 chaplain of the church of Tholen
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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