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Floor slab of an unknown person

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 3192
Name Floor slab of an unknown person
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Hoorn, Noorderkerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Stone slab with two housemarks in the lower half, and an inscription along the edge
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1475-1525
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [932] Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk (Mariakerk; Noorderkerk) (Our Lady's Church (Noorderkerk)), Hoorn
Arguments
Specification
Still in original institution? probably 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
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [5899] unknown person (unknown)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons no relation (only one person mentioned/depicted)
Relation specification
Additional remarks Two housemarks in the lower half: an hourglass with in the upper part a circle, and immediately below, a cross with horizontal beams at the lower left and upper right
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 153 x 69 x 0
Completeness Incomplete: the left-hand side of the slab is missing
Condition
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Belonje, J.; Bloys van Treslong Prins, P.C., Genealogische en heraldische gedenkwaardigheden in en uit de kerken der provincie Noord-Holland. Deel III Eenigenburg tot Hoorn (Noorderkerk) (Utrecht 1929), 316; no. 135
Other documentation
SKKN: inv. no. 5862-28
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Incised no.: 2

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [3192] Floor slab of an unknown person

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with two housemarks in the lower half, and an inscription along the edge
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 153 x 69 x 0
Date
Year 1492
Specified date 1492/10/21
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
Additional remarks Bloys van Treslong Prins/Belonje (1929) read 1422, which seems unlikely considering that the church dates from 1441
Holding institution
Holding institution Hoorn, Noorderkerk
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 aisle, northeast side
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
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Hier leit begraven [...] sterf int iaer MCCCC XCII XXI dage in october bidt voer de ziele.
Translation
English translation Here lies buried [...] died in the year 1492, the 21st day in October, pray for the soul.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 5899
Personal details
Name unknown person
Sex unknown
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1492/10/21
Additional remarks Probably buried in the Noorderkerk in Hoorn.
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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