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Floor slab of Jan Dirck Amelis alias de Haze van Helmond

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 2621
Name Floor slab of Jan Dirck Amelis alias de Haze van Helmond
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 central medallion with a chalice and host, below a heraldic shield suspended from a ribbon, an inscription along the edge, and quatrefoil medallions 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 Jan Dirck Amelis had a benefice in 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
Grave findings
Additional remarks
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Johannes Amelii alias Haze de Helmond
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [5052] Johannes Amelii alias Haze de Helmond (Jan Dirck Amelis alias de Haze van Helmond) (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)
Specification Meuse limestone
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 171 x 86 x 0
Completeness The slab is complete
Condition Somewhat worn, esp. the heraldic shield, with some damage around the edges of the slab
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Bijsterveld, Arnoud-Jan A. van, Laverend tussen Kerk en Wereld. De pastoors in Noord-Brabant 1400-1570. (Nijmegen 1993); Appx. 5, p. 354, no. 3597
  • Oudheusden, J.A.F.M. van; Tummers, H. A. , De grafzerken van de Sint-Jan te ’s-Hertogenbosch, http://www.grafzerkensintjan.nl/default.aspx, 131
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [2621] Floor slab of Jan Dirck Amelis alias de Haze van Helmond

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with a central medallion with a chalice and host, below a heraldic shield suspended from a ribbon, an inscription along the edge, and quatrefoil medallions with the evangelist symbols in the corners
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 171 x 86 x 0
Date
Year 1556
Specified date 1556/09/07
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 inner aisle of the nave
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 centre, beneath the chalice and host
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 on a mound a running reguardant hare, in chief a hunting horn (op een grond een rennende omziende haas, in het schildhoofd vergezeld van een jachthoorn)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling)
Remarks
Additional parts of the achievement
Type of supporter
  • Other (guige or band, tree, branch)
Specification Suspended by a ribbon from the ring around the chalice and host
Motto
English translation of the motto
Insignia or attributes
Heraldry belonging to
Heraldry belonging to Amelis alias de Haze van Helmond
Person details
Person details
  • [5052] Johannes Amelii alias Haze de Helmond (Jan Dirck Amelis alias de Haze van Helmond) (male)
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 honorabilis dominus Johannes Amelii alias Haze de Helmond, beneficiatus huius ecclesie, qui obiit anno XVc LVI VIJa die Septembris.
Translation
English translation Here lies buried the honourable sir Jan Amelis alias de Haze of Helmond, beneficiary of this church, who died in the year 1556 on the 7th day of September.
Dutch translation Hier ligt begraven de eerbiedwaardige heer Jan Amelis alias de Haze van Helmond, beneficiant van deze kerk, die stierf in het jaar 1556 op de 7de dag van september.
Lay–out
Lay-out Incised Gothic textualis lettering on a text band, the date finishing on a separate line across the top
Inscription mentioning
Name [5052] Johannes Amelii alias Haze de Helmond (Jan Dirck Amelis alias de Haze van Helmond) (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) Quatrefoil medallions with evangelist symbols in the corners and a centrally placed round medallion with chalice and host, all in low relief
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 5052
Personal details
Name Johannes Amelii alias Haze de Helmond (Jan Dirck Amelis alias de Haze van Helmond)
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1556/09/07
Additional remarks Jan Dirck Amelis alias de Haze probably came from Helmond. From 1534 he is named as holding a benefice in the church of St John in 's-Hertogenbosch, while also being vicarius perpetuus in Schijndel.
Social standing
Status secular clergy
Arguments
  • mentioned in the inscription
  • according to literature
  • 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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