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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 inscriptions in the central field, an inscription along the edge, and roundels with heraldic shields 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 Winschoten was a parish priest at this church
Still in original institution? yes
Location inside the institution
In situ?
(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 Johannes Winschoten
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [10] Johannes Winschoten (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
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 246 x 138 x 0
Completeness Complete
Condition The slab is in good condition
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
  • inscription(s) added
Specification Inscriptions added in the central field for minister/rector Eppo Ippius (d. 1697) and minister/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; no. 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 inscriptions in the central field, an inscription along the edge, and roundels with heraldic shields 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 The slab is located in the north chapel
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 four corners, inside roundels
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 in 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 Winschote(n)
Person details
Person details
  • [10] Johannes Winschoten (male)
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, and continuing across the top of the central field
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Anno 1548 den 7 novemb[ris] starf de hoecgelerte Johannes Winschote, in beider rechten doctor, pastoer ten Dam ende offitiael van Vrieslant.
Translation
English translation In the year 1548, the 7th of November, died the very learned Johannes Winschoten, doctor of both laws, parish priest in Appingedam and official of Friesland.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Raised Roman majuscules
Inscription mentioning
Name [10] Johannes Winschoten (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 10
Personal details
Name Johannes Winschoten
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1548/11/07
Additional remarks Johannes was doctor of both laws (i.e. canon and civil law) and official of Friesland
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 (parish or chantry) priest
Specification parish priest in Appingedam
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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