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Floor slab of Joost Jansen Pot van Leeuwen and Judith van Leeuwen

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 1458
Name Floor slab of Joost Jansen Pot van Leeuwen and Judith van Leeuwen
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Neerlangbroek, 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 central roundel in which a heraldic shield hanging from a bare branch, inscription on a banderole above, inscriptions and heraldic shield below
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1525-1575
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [119] Kerk van Neerlangbroek (Church of Neerlangbroek), Neerlangbroek
Arguments
  • based on research (literature, archival or archaeological research)
Specification The slab was found under the floor of the church
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, social and didactic
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. • Inscription(s) and/or decoration(s) with a didactic statement, usually with references to the mortality of mankind / variations on ‘Remember that you will die’.
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Joest Jansz. and Judith à Leeuwen (Joost Jansen Pot van Leeuwen and Judith van Leeuwen )
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [3459] Judith à Leeuwen (Judith van Leeuwen) (female)
  • [3458] Joest Jansz. (Joost Jansen Pot van Leeuwen) (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons nuclear family
Relation specification According to the Reliwiki website, the commemorated persons were father and daughter
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 blue limestone
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 225 x 113 x 0
Completeness Largely complete. The slab may have been cut down a bit on the sides.
Condition In overall good condition, probably due to the fact that the slab was hidden under the floor for a while. The slab is slightly worn.
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • , Nederlangbroek, Brink 8 - Ned. Herv. Kerk, http://reliwiki.nl/index.php?title=Nederlangbroek,_Brink_8_-_Ned._Herv._Kerk
  • Bloys van Treslong Prins, P.C., Genealogische en heraldische gedenkwaardigheden in en uit de kerken der provincie Utrecht (Utrecht 1919), 128; no. 1
Other documentation
SKKN: inv. no. 4154-10, photo no. 4154-10_1
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [1458] Floor slab of Joost Jansen Pot van Leeuwen and Judith van Leeuwen

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with a central roundel in which a heraldic shield hanging from a bare branch, inscription on a banderole above, inscriptions and heraldic shield below
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 225 x 113 x 0
Date
Year 1547
Specified date 1547/12/01
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification earliest date of death mentioned on the slab (of Joost)
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Neerlangbroek, 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 tower, built into a wall
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 inside the roundel in the centre of the slab
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Early accolade shield
Specification
Description of the shield four checky bars (vier geschaakte dwarsbalken)
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 Hanging from a bare branch
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 bottom of the slab
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Marshalled arms (2 coats of arms in one shield per pale or per fess)
Specification
Shape of the shield Early accolade shield
Specification
Description of the shield per pale, I: in a chief three five-spoked wheels; II: on a chevron three escallops (gedeeld, I: in een schildhoofd drie vijfspakige raderen (Boll); II: een keper beladen met drie st. jacobsschelpen (Van Leeuwen))
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 Boll-Van Leeuwen
Person details
Person details
  • [3459] Judith à Leeuwen (Judith van Leeuwen) (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 on the bottom of the slab
Language(s)
Languages
  • Latin
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Mors omnibus ex aequo dis[...]es.
Translation
English translation Death for everyone equally [...]
Dutch translation Dood voor iedereen op gelijke voet [...]
Lay–out
Lay-out Roman majuscules
Inscription mentioning
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The inscription is hard to read.
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription on the upper part of the slab, on a banderole
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Anno XVc XLVII den eersten december starf heer Joest Jansz. pat[ronu]s(?) van Jhrlm (Jeruzalem).
Translation
English translation In the year 1547, on the first of December died sir/lord Joost Jansen [...] of Jerusalem.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [3458] Joest Jansz. (Joost Jansen Pot van Leeuwen) (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The meaning of the inscription is unclear. 'Jeruzalem' may refer to the city or to a church or convent by that name.
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription on the lower part of the slab
Language(s)
Languages
  • Latin
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Hic sepulta quiescit honesta domicella Judith a Leeuwen, quondam Godefridi Lamberti Boll faelicis memoriae legitima coniunx, quae obiit anno 1556 die 19 mensis Septembris.
Translation
English translation Here lies buried the honest lady Judith van Leeuwen, once the legitimate wife of Geurt Lambertsz. Boll of happy memory, who died in the year 1556 on the 19th day of the month of September.
Dutch translation Hier rust begraven de eervolle jonkvrouw Judith van Leeuwen, ooit wettig echtgenote van Geurt Lambertsz. Boll in gelukkige herinnering, die stierf in het jaar 1556 op de 19e dag van de maand september.
Lay–out
Lay-out Roman majuscules
Inscription mentioning
Name [3459] Judith à Leeuwen (Judith van Leeuwen) (female)
Sex female
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Name [3462] Godefridus Lambertus Boll (Geurt Lambertsz. Boll) (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is used as a reference
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 3458
Personal details
Name Joest Jansz. (Joost Jansen Pot van Leeuwen)
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1547/12/01
Additional remarks Father of Judith?
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
Personal identification number
Personal identification number 3459
Personal details
Name Judith à Leeuwen (Judith van Leeuwen)
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1556/09/19
Additional remarks Daughter of Joost Jansen Pot van Leeuwen? Wife of Geurt Boll, councillor of the city of Utrecht, with whom she had at least seven children.
Social standing
Status nobility
Arguments
  • mentioned in the inscription
Specification
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 3462
Personal details
Name Godefridus Lambertus Boll (Geurt Lambertsz. Boll)
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks Son of Lambert Boll and Anthony du Bois. Husband of Judith van Leeuwen with whom he had at least seven children.
Social standing
Status patriciate
Arguments
  • according to literature
Specification councillor of the city of Utrecht
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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