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Floor slab of Eltike [...] and Reint Sigers ter Borch

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 1388
Name Floor slab of Eltike [...] and Reint 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 in the rectangular field in the centre, inscriptions, 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 Ter Borch/Sigers family had a manor to the south of Eelde. Reint Sigers was the first(?) owner of this house in the Sigers family.
Still in original institution? probably 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 Eltike Sigers [to de Bo]rc (Eltike [...]) and Reint Sigers to der Borc (Reint Sigers ter Borch)
Specification A married couple?
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [3368] Reint Sigers to der Borc (Reint Sigers ter Borch) (male)
  • [3367] Eltike Sigers [to de Bo]rc (Eltike [...]) (female)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons
Relation specification A married couple?
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 211 x 121 x 0
Completeness The lower right corner is missing
Condition Reasonable
Conservation Restored with cement
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
  • Belonje, J.; Westra van Holthe, J., Genealogische en heraldische gedenkwaardigheden in en uit de kerken der provincie Drenthe (Assen 1937), 62-63
  • Broekhoven, Sabine; Ginkel-Meester, Saskia van; Kolman, Chris; Stenvert, Ronald, Monumenten in Nederland, Drenthe (Zwolle/Zeist 2001), 105-106
Other documentation
Inventory SKKN: 14004-13
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [1388] Floor slab of Eltike [...] and Reint 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 in the rectangular field in the centre, inscriptions, 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
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Filiation
Filiation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The fourth heraldic shield is missing

Heraldry

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the 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 (met gebroken pees!) 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
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Het wapen de Sigers ther Borch helm met wrong,
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry top 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 an armed man on a galloping horse brandishing a sword above his helmet (een geharnaste man op een galopperend paard, een zwaard zwaaiend boven hij helm)
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 2. Addinga.
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry bottom 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 (contourny?) wolf passant with a goose in its jaws (een gaande (omgewende?) 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
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Schaffer.
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry top 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
Additional remarks
Additional remarks 1. Sigers ter Borch/Borg (de raaf)

Inscriptions

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription above the heraldry
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Reint Sigers to der Borc.
Translation
English translation Reint Sigers to der Borc.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Raised Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [3368] Reint Sigers to der Borc (Reint Sigers ter Borch) (male)
Sex male
Argumentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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 our Lord 1545 died Eltike Sigers [to de Bo]rc on 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 Bo]rc (Eltike [...]) (female)
Sex female
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Sigers [to de Bo]r is the name of her husband. So he is also a reference?

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 3367
Personal details
Name Eltike Sigers [to de Bo]rc (Eltike [...])
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1545/12/22
Additional remarks She died on the Tuesday before Christmas. The Sigers/Ter Borch family lived on the 'havezate' (a kind of manor house) of the family, in Eelde. Eltike was the first wife of Reint Sigers to der Borc.
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 Sigers ter Borch)
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks He was married to a woman named Eltike. His second wife was Anna Waaijer (see: http://www.arendarends.nl/Eelde%20Genealogie/Eelde/De%20Sigers%20ther%20Borch.htm). The Ter Borch family lived on the 'havezate' (a manor house) of the family, 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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