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Floor slab of Elbert Jac[...] and the wife of Marcelis Gielissz.

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 3106
Name Floor slab of Elbert Jac[...] and the wife of Marcelis Gielissz.
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Zaltbommel, Grote of St. Maartenskerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Worn and broken stone slab with a heraldic shield inside a centrally placed quatrefoil medallion, quartered arms in the corners, an inscription along the edge, and later inscriptions across the central field
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1525-1575
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [29] Grote of St. Maartenskerk (St Martin's Church), Zaltbommel
Arguments
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 and social
Grave findings
Additional remarks For social function, see Commemorated party
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Elbert Jac[...] and the wife of Marcelis Gielissz.
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [5791] Elbert Jac[...] (male)
  • [5792] the wife of Marcelis Gielissz. (female)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons relation (type of relation unknown)
Relation specification At least two of the commemorated persons are mentioned in the inscription along the edge, which suggests a relationship, but its nature is unknown.
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 hardstone
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 272 x 140 x 0
Completeness Minor losses along the edges and the diagonal break
Condition Badly worn, with large parts of the original edge inscription and the heraldry illegible
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
  • inscription(s) added
Specification Later inscriptions commemorate Gilles Marcelisz. (d. 1594) and others.
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Muschart, R.T., De Grafzerken in de St. Maartenskerk te Zaltbommel, Gelre 46 (1943), , 163-164
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Information provided by Peter van der Zalm. The deceased could not be traced back in the Necrologium of the church

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [3106] Floor slab of Elbert Jac[...] and the wife of Marcelis Gielissz.

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Worn and broken stone slab with a heraldic shield inside a centrally placed quatrefoil medallion, quartered arms in the corners, an inscription along the edge, and later inscriptions across the central field
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 272 x 140 x 0
Date
Year 1558
Specified date 1558/12/21
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification Only the second date of death in the original inscription is still legible
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Zaltbommel, Grote of St. Maartenskerk
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 centre of the north aisle
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 leet begrave Elbert Ja[...] [...] Marcelis Gielisszn huisf[rou], anno 1558 den 21 decembris.
Translation
English translation Here lies buried Elbert Ja[...] [...], wife of Marcelis Gielissz., in the year 1558 on 21 December.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Raised Gothic textualis lettering on a sunken text band, now largely worn away along the right and lower edges
Inscription mentioning
Name [7727] Marcelis Gielissz. (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is used as a reference
Name [5791] Elbert Jac[...] (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Name [5792] the wife of Marcelis Gielissz. (female)
Sex female
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 5791
Personal details
Name Elbert Jac[...]
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks The second part of the name may have been Jacobsz.
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
Personal identification number
Personal identification number 5792
Personal details
Name the wife of Marcelis Gielissz.
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1558/12/21
Additional remarks The first name could not be read
Social standing
Status citizen of city
Arguments
Specification
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Personal identification number
Personal identification number 7727
Personal details
Name Marcelis Gielissz.
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks He was married
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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