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Floor slab of Zeger van Alveringen

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 1422
Name Floor slab of Zeger van Alveringen
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Rhoon, 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 an inscription in the central cartouche, roundels with lion's heads in wreaths in the corners, an effaced heraldic shield with palm branches at the top, and two effaced heraldic shields at the bottom
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1525-1575
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [240] St. Willibrorduskerk (St Willibrord's Church), Rhoon
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 Zeger van Alveringen
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [3392] Segelyn van Halveringe (Zeger van Alveringen) (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 200 x 112 x 0
Completeness Complete
Condition Very good
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
  • heraldry removed
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Donche, Pieter, De families van Alveringen (Zuid-Holland) en van der Burch (Vlaanderen), Vlaamse Stam. Tijdschrift voor familiegeschiedenis 49; 3 (2013), 204-224, 207-212
Other documentation
SKKN inventory id. 1191-98 (2006)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks This slab was not described by Bloys van Treslong Prins, probably because it was hidden under the wooden floor

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [1422] Floor slab of Zeger van Alveringen

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with an inscription in the central cartouche, roundels with lion's heads in wreaths in the corners, an effaced heraldic shield with palm branches at the top, and two effaced heraldic shields at the bottom
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 200 x 112 x 0
Date
Year 1544
Specified date 1544/04/16
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Rhoon, Nederlands Hervormde Kerk
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution Situated in 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 at the top
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry
Specification
Shape of the shield
Specification
Description of the shield Effaced
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
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry beneath the inscription
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Allied arms (2 coats of arms in 2 shields, respecting each other)
Specification
Shape of the shield
Specification
Description of the shield Both effaced
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling)
Remarks
Additional parts of the achievement
Type of supporter
  • Other (guige or band, tree, branch)
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 in the central field
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Hier leit begraven Segelyn van Halveringe, Heer van Hoffweghen, Ridder, Raidt en Rekenmeester des K[eiserlijcke] M[ajestei]ts in Hollant, ende Rentmeester des Princhen van Orangien van der Swalu ende Lecke, ende sterf anno XVc XLIIII den XVIsten dach van april. Bidt voor de siel.
Translation
English translation Here lies buried Zeger van Alveringen, Lord of Hofwegen, knight, councillor and auditor of the Imperial Majesty in Holland, and steward of the Prince of Orange of the Zwaluwe and Lek, and died in the year 1544 on the 16th day of April. Pray for the soul.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Incised Roman majuscules
Inscription mentioning
Name [3392] Segelyn van Halveringe (Zeger van Alveringen) (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Name [5622] Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is used as a reference
Name [7640] René of Chalon (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is used as a reference
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The date given on the slab may indicate the date of burial and not the date of death, see the Person Description of Zeger van Alveringen.

Decorations

Indication of part
Indication of the part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
  • mask(s)
  • scrollwork and/or strapwork
  • fruit
  • flowers/plants
  • garland(s)
  • rosettes
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) Two lion's heads in laurel wreaths in the top corners, flanking an arrangement of flowers, palms and fruit; rosettes on either side of the central cartouche
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 3392
Personal details
Name Segelyn van Halveringe (Zeger van Alveringen)
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1544/04/03
Additional remarks Husband of Margareta van Roon. According to a note in the register of the Court of Audit of Holland, Zeger died on 3 April 1544 whereas his slab gives 16 April 1544 as date of death. Perhaps he died in The Hague on 3 April and was eventually buried in Rhoon on 16 April? See Donche (2013).
Social standing
Status nobility and patriciate
Arguments
  • mentioned in the inscription
  • identification of the person (portrayed, mentioned in text or owning the coat of arms)
Specification Lord of Hofwegen; knight; clerk of Nicolaas Coebel (mentioned in 1511 and 1517); steward of Henry III, Count of Nassau (mentioned in 1529, 1532 and 1536); steward of René of Chalon, Prince of Orange; councillor and auditor of the Court of Audit of Holland and Zeeland in The Hague (1541-1544).
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 5622
Personal details
Name Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor
Sex male
Year/date of birth 1500/02/24
Year/date of death 1558/09/21
Additional remarks Descendant of the House of Habsburg. Eldest son of Philip the Fair and Joanna the Mad. He married his first cousin Isabella of Portugal on 10 March 1526.
Social standing
Status nobility
Arguments
  • according to literature
Specification Duke of Burgundy, Lord of the Netherlands (1506-1556, since 1543 of all regions, including Friesland since 1524); Count Palatine of Burgundy (1506-1555); King of Spain (1516-1556); King of Italy (1519-1556); Holy Roman Emperor (1519-1556).
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 7640
Personal details
Name René of Chalon
Sex male
Year/date of birth 1519/02/05
Year/date of death 1544
Additional remarks Son of Henry III, Count of Nassau, and Claudia of Chalon. Husband of Anna of Lorraine. Father of Maria, who lived only 3 weeks. He died from the injuries he sustained during the siege of St. Dizier and was buried in the Grote Kerk (Great Church) in Breda.
Social standing
Status nobility
Arguments
  • according to literature
  • identification of the person (portrayed, mentioned in text or owning the coat of arms)
Specification Prince of Orange (1530-1544); Count of Nassau and Vianden (1538-1544); Lord of Breda, the Lek, Hoge and Lage Zwaluwe etc. (1538-1544); stadtholder of Holland, Zeeland and Utrecht (1540-1544); stadtholder of Guelders and Zutphen (1543-1544); knight of the Order of the Golden Fleece
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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