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Floor slab of Jan van Enckenvoirt

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 2406
Name Floor slab of Jan van Enckenvoirt
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • 's-Hertogenbosch, St. Janskathedraal
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Stone slab with a worn inscription
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1525-1550
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [387] St. Johannes Evangelistkerk (St. Janskathedraal) (St John Evangelist's Church (St John's Cathedral)), 's-Hertogenbosch
Arguments
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
Specification
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; 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 Jan van Erckenvoirt
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [4763] Jan van Enckenvoirt (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons not applicable (only one person mentioned/depicted)
Relation specification
Additional remarks
Name Parents of Jan van Enckenvoirt ?
Composition of the commissioning party
Specification
Members of the commissioning party
Commissioning person(s)
Commissioning Institution(s)
Relation between commissioning party and commemorated party The commissioning party was a relative/friend/colleague of the commemorated party
Relation specification The inscription may indicate that the parents had the slab placed
Additional remarks
Material(s)
  • stone
Specification Meuse limestone
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 101 x 58 x 0
Completeness Complete
Condition Worn: the inscription is now barely legible
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
  • inscription(s) added
Specification A later inscription commemorates verger Pieter Fier (d. 1679)
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Oudheusden, J.A.F.M. van; Tummers, H. A. , De grafzerken van de Sint-Jan te ’s-Hertogenbosch, http://www.grafzerkensintjan.nl/default.aspx, 12
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [2406] Floor slab of Jan van Enckenvoirt

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with a worn inscription
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 101 x 58 x 0
Date
Year 1529
Specified date 1529/03/01
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution 's-Hertogenbosch, St. Janskathedraal
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution The slab is situated in the north aisle of the nave
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 edge(s) of the slab
Language(s)
Languages
  • Latin
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Hic iacet sepultus Johannes de Enckevoirt, infans, locum parentibus suis servans, qui obiit anno 1528 1 Martii.
Translation
English translation Here lies buried Jan van Enckenvoirt, a mere child, who is keeping a place for his parents, and who died in the year 1528 on 1 March [old style = 1529].
Dutch translation Hier ligt begraven Johannes van Enckenvoirt, onmondig kind, die een plaats voor zijn ouders bewaart, en die stierf op 1 maart 1528 [= 1529].
Lay–out
Lay-out Incised Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [4763] Jan van Enckenvoirt (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The inscription is now barely legible

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 4763
Personal details
Name Jan van Enckenvoirt
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1529/03/01
Additional remarks Jan was only a child when he died; he may have been the son of alderman Gerit Michiels and his wife Elisabeth (whose brother was cardinal Willem van Enckenvoirt).
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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