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Floor slab of Arend van Abcoude (fragment(s))

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 2495
Name Floor slab of Arend van Abcoude (fragment(s))
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Utrecht, Janskerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Fragment of a stone slab with a heraldic shield inside a roundel and an inscription above
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1450-1500
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [20] St. Janskerk (St John's Church), Utrecht
Arguments
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
Specification The commemorated person was a canon at this church
Still in original institution? yes
Location inside the institution
In situ?
(Probable) original location
  • in the church
Argumentation Description of the location by Buchelius: originally located in the north side of the church?
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 Aernt (Arend) van Abcoude
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [4883] Aernt (Arend) van Abcoude (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 blue limestone
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 140 x 100 x 0
Completeness Incomplete: a fragment
Condition In reasonable condition. The fragment is worn.
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks The dimensions are estimates
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Buchelius, A., Monumenta passim in templis ac monasteriis Traiectinae urbis atque agri inventa (Utrecht ), 87; 47r
Other documentation
SKKN: inv. no. 969-76
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [2495] Floor slab of Arend van Abcoude (fragment(s))

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Fragment of a stone slab with a heraldic shield inside a roundel and inscription in Gothic textualis above
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 140 x 100 x 0
Date
Year 1480
Specified date 1480/05/01
Argumentation
  • date of death (from other sources)
Specification date of death mentioned by Buchelius
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Utrecht, Janskerk
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution The slab is located in the south transept
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 inside central roundel
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield High gothic shield
Specification
Description of the shield quarterly, a zule in each quarter (gevierdendeeld, in elke kwartier een zuil)
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
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Inscriptions

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription above the heraldic shield in the fragment (one line)
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Heer aernt van abcoude.
Translation
English translation Sir Arend van Abcoude.
Dutch translation Heer Arend van Abcoude.
Lay–out
Lay-out Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [4883] Aernt (Arend) van Abcoude (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Part of the inscription is now missing. According to Buchelius, the complete inscription read: "In 't jaer ons Heeren MCCCCLXXX, op meydach, sterft heer Aernt van Abcoude, canonick deser kercken, bidt voor de ziel" (In the year of Our Lord 1480, on the first day of May, died sir Arend van Abcoude, canon of this church, pray for the soul).

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 4883
Personal details
Name Aernt (Arend) van Abcoude
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1480/05/01
Additional remarks
Social standing
Status secular clergy
Arguments
  • mentioned in the inscription
Specification
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy canon
Specification canon at the St. Janskerk (St John's Church) in Utrecht
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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