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Floor slab of Barthout van Assendelft

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 1031
Name Floor slab of Barthout van Assendelft
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Haarlem, Gemeentewerf aan de Oudeweg
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Stone slab with four worn heraldic shields in the corners, and an inscription along the edge
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1425-1475
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [288] St. Jansconvent, Johannieters (Convent of St John, Knights Hospitallers), Haarlem
Arguments
  • based on research (literature, archival or archaeological research)
Specification
Still in original institution? no
Location inside the institution
In situ?
(Probable) original location
  • in the choir
Argumentation
Related memorial objects in the same institution
Additional remarks (original location)
Additional remarks The slab was originally located in the choir of the convent church, near the north wall
Memorial piece
Function
Specification
Additional remarks
Memorial monument or floor slab
Function liturgical/religious
Grave findings
Additional remarks Barthout was buried in the grave of his third wife Oedele van der Horst. She is, however, not mentioned in the inscription.
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Bartout van Assendelff (Barthout van Assendelft)
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [2775] Bartout van Assendelff (Barthout van Assendelft) (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
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth
Completeness
Condition
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance The slab was removed from the Haarlem St. Janskerk (St John's Church) in 1976, during restoration work. Transferred to the Haarlem Gemeentewerf?
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • , Noord-Hollands Archief Beeldbank; Janskerk, grafzerk van Bartout van Assendelft, ridder. , http://ranh.pictura-dp.nl/memorix/3981ce14-fb8f-11df-9e4d-523bc2e286e2
  • 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), 240; no. 6
  • Bueren, T. van, Memorial practices and the networks of the Convent of St John in Haarlem, in: Lieven, J.; Schlagheck, M.; Welzel, B., Netzwerke der Memoria (Essen 2013), 191-210, 206, 209-210
  • Koene, B., Voor God, graaf en geslacht: de kroniek van de ridders van Assendelft (Utrecht 2005), 17-19, 30, 42, 70
Other documentation
Beeldbank Noord-Hollands Archief: inv. no. NL-HlmNHA_53001431_M (drawing of the slab by Pieter van Looy, ca. 1875)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Incised no.: 49

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [1031] Floor slab of Barthout van Assendelft

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with four worn heraldic shields in the corners, and an inscription along the edge
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth
Date
Year 1443
Specified date 1443/10/18
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Haarlem, Gemeentewerf aan de Oudeweg
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution Probable holding institution of the slab in 2000. It is unclear whether the slab is still located in the Haarlem Gemeentewerf.
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 upper left corner
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Semicircular shield
Specification
Description of the shield worn (versleten)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling)
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 Van Assendelft
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry lower left corner
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Semicircular shield
Specification
Description of the shield worn (versleten)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling)
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 Polanen
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry upper right corner
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Semicircular shield
Specification
Description of the shield worn (versleten)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling)
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 Van Haarlem
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry lower right corner
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Semicircular shield
Specification
Description of the shield worn (versleten)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling)
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 Monster
Person details
Person details
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 leit begraven Edele ende [...] gebortige heer Bartout heer van Assendelff, ridder ende hi staerf op Sinte Lucas dach int jaer ons heren doen men screef MCCCCXLII[I].
Translation
English translation Here lies buried the noble and [...] born lord Barthout, Lord of Assendelft, knight, and he died on the [feast] day of Saint Luke in the year of Our Lord as was written 1443.
Dutch translation Hier ligt begraven edele en [...] geboren heer Barthout, heer van Assendelft, ridder, en hij stierf op de [feest]dag van Sint Lucas in het jaar des Heren toen men schreef 1443.
Lay–out
Lay-out Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [2775] Bartout van Assendelff (Barthout van Assendelft) (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The feast of St Luke is celebrated on October 18

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 2775
Personal details
Name Bartout van Assendelff (Barthout van Assendelft)
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1443/10/18
Additional remarks Son of Gerrit van Assendelft and Stevina van Haarlem. Barthout married four times: 1) Kuinre Bartholomeusdr. Uter Wijk (d. 1399); 2) Natalie, illegitimate daughter of Albrecht van Beieren (d.< 1404); 3) Oedele van der Horst (d. <1422); 4) Margriet van Kralingen. He was buried in the St. Janskerk (convent church of St John) in Haarlem, in the same grave as his third wife Oedele.
Social standing
Status nobility
Arguments
  • according to literature
Specification knight; lord of the manor Assendelft (1392); 'vrijheer' of Assendelft; lord of Assumburg
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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