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Floor slab of Gabriël de Lengles (fragment(s))

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 3503
Name Floor slab of Gabriël de Lengles (fragment(s))
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Utrecht, Domplein (Dom Square)
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Fragments of a stone slab with part of an upright rectangular field in which a coat of arms, evangelist symbols inside quatrefoils in three corners, and an inscription along the edge
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1525-1575
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [21] St. Maartenskerk (Domkerk) (St Martin´s Church (Dom Cathedral)), Utrecht
Arguments
  • based on research (literature, archival or archaeological research)
Specification The commemorated person was a canon at this church
Still in original institution? no
Location inside the institution
In situ? no
(Probable) original location
  • in the transept
  • in the (side) aisle
Argumentation
Related memorial objects in the same institution
Additional remarks (original location)
Additional remarks The slab may originally have been located between the north transept and the north aisle
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 Gabriël de Lengles
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [6488] Gabriël de Lengles (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons no relation (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
Completeness Incomplete: two fragments
Condition The slab was badly damaged in 1674, when the St. Maartenskerk/Domkerk was hit by a tornado. The fragments are in reasonable condition.
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance St. Maartenskerk/Domkerk, Utrecht; depot, Utrecht; fragments integrated in the pavement of the Domplein (Dom Square) in 2005
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 ), 34; fol. 19v
  • Groot, A. de, De Dom van Utrecht in de zestiende eeuw. Inrichting, decoratie en gebruik van de katholieke kathedraal (Amsterdam 2011), 296, 342; no. 110
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [3503] Floor slab of Gabriël de Lengles (fragment(s))

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Fragments of a stone slab with part of an upright rectangular field in which a coat of arms, evangelist symbols inside quatrefoils in three corners and inscription along the edge
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth
Date
Year 1554
Specified date 1554/05/18
Argumentation
  • date of death (from other sources)
  • date of death given on the object
Specification Part of the date of death on the slab is missing
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Utrecht, Domplein (Dom Square)
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution
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 the upright rectangular field in the centre
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Early accolade shield
Specification
Description of the shield Partly missing. Description of the shield based on Buchelius's drawing: a fess with two crescents, between three six-pointed stars, 2-1 (een dwarsbalk beladen met twee wassenaars, vergezeld van drie zespuntige sterren, 2-1)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) crest: two wings (helmteken: een vlucht)
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 along the edge (fragments)
Language(s)
Languages
  • Latin
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription [A]nno domini XVc LIIII, XVIII M[ai] [...] [d]e Lengles canonicus Traiectensis hic sepultus anime pro(?) [...]
Translation
English translation In the year of the Lord 1554, May 18 [...] de Lengles, canon of the Utrecht Dom Church, buried here, soul [....]
Dutch translation In het jaar des Heren 1554, 18 mei [...] de Lengles, kanunnik van de Utrechtse Domkerk, hier begraven, ziel [...]
Lay–out
Lay-out Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [6488] Gabriël de Lengles (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Buchelius erroneously read March (martii) 18

Decorations

Indication of part
Indication of the part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
  • evangelist symbols
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) evangelist symbols inside three quatrefoils (corners)
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 6488
Personal details
Name Gabriël de Lengles
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1554/05/18
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. Maartenskerk/Domkerk (St Martin's Church/Dom Church) in Utrecht
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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