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Floor slab of Zeguer Broekin

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 3824
Name Floor slab of Zeguer Broekin
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Zutphen, Walburgiskerk (Walburgkerk)
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Stone slab with an effaced chalice inside a trefoil in the centre, an inscription along the edge, and quatrefoils with effaced evangelist symbols in the corners
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1525-1575
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [27] St. Walburgiskerk (Walburgkerk) (St Walpurga's Church), Zutphen
Arguments
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
Specification Zeguer Broekin was a chantry priest at this church
Still in original institution? yes
Location inside the institution
In situ?
(Probable) original location
  • near an altar
Argumentation Zeguer Broekin may have been buried near the altar at which he served, see the inscription
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 Zeguer Broekin
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [7085] Zeguer Broekin (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 207 x 110 x 0
Completeness Largely complete: minor (surface) losses along the left edge
Condition The slab is damaged and shows several scratches or cracks. Two breaks in the upper half (filled with cement).
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
  • decoration(s) removed
Specification A chalice with host removed from the trefoil in the centre; the evangelist symbols removed from quatrefoils in the corners
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Muschart, R.T., Grafzerken, grafmonumenten en memoriesteenen in de Groote of St. Walburgskerk te Zutphen, Gelre 40 (1937), 174-275, 205; no. 82
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Incised number: 74

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [3824] Floor slab of Zeguer Broekin

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with an effaced chalice inside a trefoil in the centre, an inscription along the edge, and quatrefoils with effaced evangelist symbols in the corners
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 207 x 110 x 0
Date
Year 1550
Specified date 1550/07/17
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Zutphen, Walburgiskerk (Walburgkerk)
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 ambulatory (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 all four edges of the slab
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Int jaer ons heren MVc L den XVII dach july sterf her Zeguer Broekin vicarius des altaers. Bid v(oer) d(ie) z(iele).
Translation
English translation In the year of Our Lord 1550, on the 17th day of July, died sir Zeguer Broekin, chantry priest of the/this altar. Pray for the soul.
Dutch translation In het jaar onzes Heren 1550, op de 17de dag van juli, stierf heer Zeguer Broekin, vicaris van het/dit altaar. Bid voor de ziel.
Lay–out
Lay-out Raised Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [7085] Zeguer Broekin (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)
  • evangelist symbols
  • chalice (and host)
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) tracery and an effaced chalice with host inside a trefoil (centre); effaced evangelist symbols inside quatrefoils (corners)
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 7085
Personal details
Name Zeguer Broekin
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1550/07/17
Additional remarks
Social standing
Status secular clergy
Arguments
  • mentioned in the inscription
  • 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 chantry priest at the St. Walburgiskerk (St Walpurga's Church) in Zutphen
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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