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Floor slab of Reint and Eltike de Sigers ter Borch

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 1388
Name Floor slab of Reint and Eltike de Sigers ter Borch
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Eelde, Dorpskerk (St. Gangulphuskerk, Nederlands Hervormde Kerk)
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Stone slab with a coat of arms inside a rectangular field in the centre, an inscription above, an inscription along the edge, and heraldic shields in the corners
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1525-1575
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [70] St. Gangulphuskerk (St Gangulf's Church), Eelde
Arguments
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
Specification The De Sigers ter Borch family had a manor to the south of Eelde. Reint de Sigers ter Borch was the first(?) owner of this house.
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 and social
Grave findings
Additional remarks Commemorated on the object are a married couple, (members of) a nuclear family or (members of) an extended family: see Commemorated party
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Reint and Eltike de Sigers ter Borch
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [3367] Eltike Sigers to de Borc (Eltike de Sigers ter Borch) (female)
  • [3368] Reint Sigers to der Borc (Reint de Sigers ter Borch) (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons married couple
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 sandstone
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 211 x 121 x 0
Completeness The lower right corner is missing
Condition The slab is in reasonable condition
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks Measurements according to the SKKN record: 210 x 110 cm.
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Arends, Arend, Genealogie De Sigers ther Borch, https://www.arendarends.nl/Eelde%20Genealogie/Eelde/De%20Sigers%20ther%20Borch.htm
  • Belonje, J.; Westra van Holthe, J., Genealogische en heraldische gedenkwaardigheden in en uit de kerken der provincie Drenthe (Assen 1937), 62-63
  • Ginkel-Meester, Saskia van; Broekhoven, Sabine; Kolman, Chris; Stenvert, Ronald, Monumenten in Nederland, Drenthe (Zwolle/Zeist 2001), 105-106
Other documentation
SKKN: inv. no. 14004-13
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [1388] Floor slab of Reint and Eltike de Sigers ter Borch

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with a coat of arms inside a rectangular field in the centre, an inscription above, an inscription along the edge, and heraldic shields in the corners
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 211 x 121 x 0
Date
Year 1545
Specified date 1545/12/22
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Eelde, Dorpskerk (St. Gangulphuskerk, Nederlands Hervormde Kerk)
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution The slab is located under the pulpit
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 centre, inside a rectangular field
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 a raven, wings raised, holding a standing crossbow with its beak (een raaf met geopende vlucht, houdende een kruisboog in de snavel)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) crest: the raven of the shield between two pairs of ostrich feathers (helmteken: de raaf uit het schild met de kruisboog tussen tweemaal twee struisveeren)
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 De Sigers ter Borch
Person details
Person details
  • [3367] Eltike Sigers to de Borc (Eltike de Sigers ter Borch) (female)
  • [3368] Reint Sigers to der Borc (Reint de Sigers ter Borch) (male)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the upper left corner
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 a raven, wings raised, holding a standing crossbow with its beak (een raaf met geopende vlucht, houdende een kruisboog in de snavel)
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 De Sigers ter Borch
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 in the lower left corner
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 an armored rider on a contourny horse brandishing a sword (een geharnaste ruiter op een omgewend paard met een opgeheven zwaard)
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 Ripperda or Addinga
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 in the upper right corner
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 a wolf passant with a goose in its jaws (een gaande wolf die een gans in zijn bek houdt)
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 Schaffer
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 in the lower right corner originally; now missing
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
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

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 Anno domini 1545 storf vrou Eltike Sigers [to de Bo]rc des dinsedages voer Karsmis, de Got genedic si.
Translation
English translation In the year of the Lord 1545 died lady Eltike de Sigers ter Borch, the Tuesday before Christmas, to whom God be merciful.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Raised Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [3367] Eltike Sigers to de Borc (Eltike de Sigers ter Borch) (female)
Sex female
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Eltike is referred to by her husband's surname
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription across the central field, above the coat of arms
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Reint Sigers to der Borc.
Translation
English translation Reint de Sigers ter Borch.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Raised Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [3368] Reint Sigers to der Borc (Reint de Sigers ter Borch) (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 3367
Personal details
Name Eltike Sigers to de Borc (Eltike de Sigers ter Borch)
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1545/12/22
Additional remarks Eltike was probably a member of the Ripperda, Addinga or Schaffer family. She was the first wife of Reint de Sigers ter Borch.
Social standing
Status nobility
Arguments
  • according to literature
Specification In the province of Drenthe the inhabitants of a 'havezate' belonged to the category of aristocracy/nobility.
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 3368
Personal details
Name Reint Sigers to der Borc (Reint de Sigers ter Borch)
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks Reint was married to: 1) Eltike N.N.; 2) Anna Waaijer. The De Sigers ter Borch family lived on a 'havezate' (a manor house) to the south of Eelde.
Social standing
Status nobility
Arguments
  • according to literature
Specification In the province of Drenthe the inhabitants of a 'havezate' belonged to the category of aristocracy/nobility.
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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