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Floor slab of Katheline, wife of Adriaan (Bastard) van Reimerswaal

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 1288
Name Floor slab of Katheline, wife of Adriaan (Bastard) van Reimerswaal
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Gouda, Janskerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Stone slab with an angel holding a heraldic shield in the centre, an inscription along the edges, and quatrefoils with the evangelist symbols in the corners
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1475-1525
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [216] Grote of St. Johannes de Doperkerk (St. Janskerk) (St John the Baptist's Church (St. Janskerk)), Gouda
Arguments
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
Specification
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 Katheline, wife of Adriaan (Bastard) van Reimerswaal
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [3214] Katheline, wife of Adriaan (Bastard) van Reimerswaal (female)
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 186 x 100 x 0
Completeness Minor losses along the edges
Condition Worn and broken diagonally
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Bloys van Treslong Prins, P.C., Genealogische en heraldische gedenkwaardigheden in en uit de kerken der provincie Zuid-Holland, part I (Utrecht 1922), 249-50
  • van Dolder-de Wit, Henny, Mijn voeten lopen over oude stenen ... Vier eeuwen begraven in de Sint-Janskerk. Over grafsteden, zerken, klokluiden en nog veel meer (Gouda 2010), 33
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [1288] Floor slab of Katheline, wife of Adriaan (Bastard) van Reimerswaal

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with an angel holding a heraldic shield in the centre, an inscription along the edges and quatrefoils with the evangelist symbols in the corners
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 186 x 100 x 0
Date
Year 1498
Specified date 1498/06/12
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Gouda, Janskerk
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution Situated in the south ambulatory of the choir
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 the central field
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Late gothic shield
Specification
Description of the shield two swords in saltire, hilts upwards (twee schuingekruiste zwaarden, de gevesten boven)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling)
Remarks
Additional parts of the achievement
Type of supporter
  • One or two mythical figures (angels or putti)
Specification Standing angel
Motto
English translation of the motto
Insignia or attributes
Heraldry belonging to
Heraldry belonging to Van Reimerswaal
Person details
Person details
  • [3215] Adriaen die bastaert van Reymerwale (Adriaan (Bastard) van Reimerswaal) (male)
  • [3214] Katheline, wife of Adriaan (Bastard) van Reimerswaal (female)
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 leet begraven Joncvrou Katheline, Adriaen die bastaert van Reymerwale wijf was, si sterf int jaer M CCCC XCVIII XII dage in junio.
Translation
English translation Here lies buried lady Katheline, [who] was the wife of Adriaan the Bastard of Reimerswaal; she died in the year 1498, 12th day in June.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Incised Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [3215] Adriaen die bastaert van Reymerwale (Adriaan (Bastard) van Reimerswaal) (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is used as a reference
Name [3214] Katheline, wife of Adriaan (Bastard) van Reimerswaal (female)
Sex female
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
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s)
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 3214
Personal details
Name Katheline, wife of Adriaan (Bastard) van Reimerswaal
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1498/06/12
Additional remarks Katheline was married to Adriaan (Bastard) van Reimerswaal.
Social standing
Status nobility
Arguments
  • mentioned in the inscription
Specification lady ('jonkvrouw')
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Personal identification number
Personal identification number 3215
Personal details
Name Adriaen die bastaert van Reymerwale (Adriaan (Bastard) van Reimerswaal)
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks Adriaan was an illegitimate son of Nicolaas van Reimerswaal and Anna Claasdr. van den Sickele. He was married to lady Katheline.
Social standing
Status nobility
Arguments
  • identification of the person (portrayed, mentioned in text or owning the coat of arms)
Specification The name indicates that he was the illegitimate son of a nobleman
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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