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Floor slab of Dirck Boeckholt van Rumpt

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 2411
Name Floor slab of Dirck Boeckholt van Rumpt
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 Broken and worn stone slab with a chalice with host, 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 [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 The deceased priest was buried near the altar of St Leonard in the church: his slab remained in its original location until 1821
Still in original institution? yes
Location inside the institution
In situ?
(Probable) original location
  • near an altar
Argumentation He was buried near the altar of St Leonard
Related memorial objects in the same institution
Additional remarks (original location)
Additional remarks The two parts of this slab are now in separate locations in the nave
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 Dirck Boeckholt van Rumpt
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [4770] Dirck Boeckholt van Rumpt (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 Meuse limestone
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 0 x 76 x 0
Completeness The slab is broken in two parts (97 x 76 and 92 x 69 cm): a central part is missing, to judge by the incomplete inscription
Condition Worn and broken
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
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, 20, 62
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks incised number in the upper right corner: 135

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [2411] Floor slab of Dirck Boeckholt van Rumpt

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Broken and worn stone slab with a chalice with host, an inscription along the edge, and quatrefoils with the evangelist symbols in the corners
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 189 x 76 x 0
Date
Year 1542
Specified date 1542/11/11
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 halves are situated in the north outer aisle of the nave (top half) and north inner aisle (lower half)
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
  • Latin
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Hic iacet sepultus venerabilis dominus [...]holt alias Rumdt, presbyter ac beneficiatus huius ecclesie, qui obiit anno [...] die xi Novembris ...
Translation
English translation Here lies buried the venerable sir [Dirck Boeck]holt van Rumpt, priest and beneficiary of this church, who died in the year [...] on the 11th day of November [...].
Dutch translation Hier ligt begraven de eerbiedwaardige heer [Dirck Boeck]holt van Rumpt, priester en beneficiant van deze kerk, die stierf in het jaar [...] op de 11de dag van november.
Lay–out
Lay-out Incised Gothic textualis lettering on text band
Inscription mentioning
Name [4770] Dirck Boeckholt van Rumpt (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)
  • chalice (and host)
  • evangelist symbols
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s)
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 4770
Personal details
Name Dirck Boeckholt van Rumpt
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1542/11/11
Additional remarks Dirck Boeckholt van Rumpt was a priest with a benefice in the church of St John. He is recorded as a priest from 1495 on. In that year he also became an ordinary member of the Confraternity of Our Lady.
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
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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