S. Maria im Kapitol, Romanesque plaque of S. Plectrudis
ID
 
401
 
Original Country
 
Germany
 
Region
 
Nordrhein-Westfalen (North Rhine-Westphalia)
 
Sorting Title
 
S. Maria im Kapitol, Romanesque plaque of S. Plectrudis
 
Subject
 

A Romanesque plaque for the burial of Saint Plectrudis, reputedly the foundress of the community of S. Maria im Kapitol.

 
Century
 
11th
 
Style Genre
 
Romanesque
 
Format Medium
 

stone

 
Original Location
 

Cologne

 
Historical Context
 

Plectrudis, the wife of Pipin von Heristal, reputedly founded the community of S. Maria im Kapitol in the seventh century. The community regarded her as their royal foundress.

 
Current Repository
 

Cologne

 
Photo Credit
 
June Mecham
 
Image of S. Maria im Kapitol, Romanesque plaque of S. Plectrudis.