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Floor slab of Neelke Willem Harmensz.

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 1297
Name Floor slab of Neelke Willem Harmensz.
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 inscription and two shields
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1500-1599
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
Specification
Still in original institution? unknown
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 This slab was not found in a recent survey of the church (June 2011)
Memorial piece
Function
Specification
Additional remarks
Memorial monument or floor slab
Function liturgical/religious; no information on possible other functions
Grave findings
Additional remarks no information is available about possible other functions, because the object is too damaged or no photograph is available
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Neelke Willem Harmensz.
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [3225] Neelke Willem Harmensz. (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
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), 256
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks It has not been possible to verify whether this slab still exists: it may have been lost during restoration of the church

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [1297] Floor slab of Neelke Willem Harmensz.

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with inscription and two shields
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth
Date
Year 1500-1600
Specified date 15?7/03/??
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification Third digit of the year illegible and date unclear
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
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Filiation
Filiation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Inscriptions

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription location on the slab unknown
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Hier leyt begraven Neelke Willem Harmenz. starf anno 15[..]7. Bit vor zil. den late dach Mart.
Translation
English translation Here lies buried Neelke Willem Harmensz., died in the year 15[..]7. Pray for [the] soul. The late [last?] day of March.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out
Inscription mentioning
Name [3225] Neelke Willem Harmensz. (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The transcription by P.C. Bloys van Treslong Prins is confusing as the prayer seems to be interpolated within the date of death

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 3225
Personal details
Name Neelke Willem Harmensz.
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks Bloys van Treslong Prins could not read the third digit of the year 15.7
Social standing
Status
Arguments
Specification
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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