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Floor slab of Johannes Winschoten

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 12
Name Floor slab of Johannes Winschoten
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Appingedam, Nicolaïkerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Stone slab with several inscriptions and medallions with heraldry in the corners
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1525-1575
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [63] St. Nicolaaskerk (Nicolaïkerk) (St Nicholas's Church (Nicolaïkerk)), Appingedam
Arguments
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
  • the institution/community is mentioned in the text
Specification Johannes Winschote was a parish priest in Ten Dam (now: Appingedam)
Still in original institution? yes
Location inside the institution
In situ? unknown
(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
Grave findings
Additional remarks
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Joes Winschote (Johannes Winschoten)
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [10] Joes Winschote (Johannes Winschoten) (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons office holders/officials (ecclesiastical or public office)
Relation specification
Additional remarks Inscriptions added for two fellow ecclesiastical office holders who died after 1580
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 246 x 138 x 0
Completeness Complete
Condition Good condition
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
  • inscription(s) added
Specification Inscriptions in italics added in the central field, commemorating preacher/rector Eppo Ippius (Epponi Ippio, d. 1697) and preacher/rector Heino Hermannus Brucherus (d. 1797).
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Alma, Redmer, Groninger gedenkwaardigheden, http://www.redmeralma.nl; 273
  • Ozinga, M.D., De Nederlandsche Monumenten van Geschiedenis en Kunst, deel VI De Provincie Groningen, eerste stuk: Oost-Groningen ('s Gravenhage 1940), 13
  • Pathuis, A., Groninger gedenkwaardigheden; teksten, wapens en huismerken van 1298-1814 (Assen/Amsterdam 1977), 98; no. 273
Other documentation
SKKN: inv. no. 589-19
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [12] Floor slab of Johannes Winschoten

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with several inscriptions and medallions with heraldry in the corners
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 246 x 138 x 0
Date
Year 1548
Specified date 1548/11/07
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Appingedam, Nicolaïkerk
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 in all corners
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Late renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield per saltire, in chief a six-pointed star and in base a rose (schuin gevierendeeld, in het schildhoofd een zespuntige ster en de schildvoet een roos)
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
Additional remarks
Additional remarks In alle hoeken een medaillon met identiek wapen: schuingevierendeeld, het bovenste veld beladen met een ster, het onderste met een roos.

Inscriptions

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription edge inscription along all four sides of the slab
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Anno 1548, den 7 november, starf de hoecgelerte Joes Winschote, in beider rechten doctor, pastoer Ten Dam ende offitiael van Vrieslant.
Translation
English translation On 7 November 1548 died the very learned Johannes Winschote, doctor of both laws [i.e. canon and civil law], parish priest in Ten Dam (Appingedam) and official of Friesland.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Raised Roman majuscules, rather clumsily designed and carved
Inscription mentioning
Name [10] Joes Winschote (Johannes Winschoten) (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The Gothic figure 4 is still used in the year 1548

Decorations

Indication of part
Indication of the part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) Medallions (with heraldry) in the corners. There is no indication that there were originally other decorations on the slab.
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 10
Personal details
Name Joes Winschote (Johannes Winschoten)
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1548/11/07
Additional remarks
Social standing
Status secular clergy
Arguments
  • mentioned in the inscription
Specification He was a learned man (a doctor) and also an official in the province of Friesland
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy (parish or chantry) priest
Specification He was a parish priest in Appingedam
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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