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Floor slab of Hendrik Valckenaer and Oda van Zuylen van Nyevelt

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 1462
Name Floor slab of Hendrik Valckenaer and Oda van Zuylen van Nyevelt
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Rhenen, Cunerakerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Richly decorated stone slab with a per pale coat of arms in the centre, four heraldic shields above and below, quatrefoils in the corners, and floral decorations and an inscription along the edge
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1500-1550
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [151] St. Cunerakerk (St Cunerakerk), Rhenen
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 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 Henrick Valckenaer and Oyen van Nievelt (Hendrik Valckenaer and Oda van Zuylen van Nyevelt)
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [3465] Henrick Valckenaer (Hendrik Valckenaer) (male)
  • [3466] Oyen van Nievelt (Oda van Zuylen van Nyevelt) (female)
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 blue limestone
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 210 x 120 x 0
Completeness Incomplete. The slab has been cut down in size: part of the lower half of the slab was cut off (near the break).
Condition The slab is damaged and slightly worn. Break filled with cement.
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 Utrecht (Utrecht 1919), 142; no. 1
Other documentation
SKKN: inv. no. 4208-13, photo no. 50.65.15
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Letters in the quatrefoils in the corners (DR/DL). Their meaning is unclear.

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [1462] Floor slab of Hendrik Valckenaer and Oda van Zuylen van Nyevelt

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Richly decorated stone slab with a per pale coat of arms in the centre, four heraldic shields above and below, quatrefoils in the corners, and floral decorations and an inscription along the edge
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 210 x 120 x 0
Date
Year 1517
Specified date
Argumentation
  • based on historical and/or technical research
Specification earliest date of death mentioned on the slab
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Rhenen, Cunerakerk
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 organ staircase
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 centre 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 Late renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield per pale, I: three lozenges conjoined in pale; II: three zules, 2-1 (gedeeld, I: drie aanstotende ruiten, paalsgewijs geplaatst; II: drie zuilen, 2-1)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) crest: an issuant eagle, wings elevated (helmteken: een uitkomende adelaar)
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 Valckenaer-Van Zuylen van Nyevelt
Person details
Person details
  • [3465] Henrick Valckenaer (Hendrik Valckenaer) (male)
  • [3466] Oyen van Nievelt (Oda van Zuylen van Nyevelt) (female)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry top of the slab, first from the left
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 three lozenges, conjoined in pale (drie aanstotende ruiten, paalsgewijs geplaatst)
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 Valckenaer
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 top of the slab, second from the left
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 three crampons, 2-1 (drie weerhaken, 2-1)
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 Boetzelaer
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 top of the slab, third shield from the left
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 in a chief three lozenges (in een schildhoofd drie ruiten, naast elkaar)
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 Freys
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 top of the slab, fourth shield from the left
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 lion, over all a label (een leeuw, over alles heen een barensteel)
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 Langerak
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 bottom of the slab, first shield from the left
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 three zules, 2-1 (drie zuilen, 2-1)
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 Van Zuylen (van Nyevelt)
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 bottom of the slab, second shield from the left
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 three zules, 2-1 (drie zuilen, 2-1)
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 Van Zuylen (van Nyevelt)
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 bottom of the slab, third shield from the left
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 three mill-rinds, 2-1 (drie molenijzers, 2-1)
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 Montfoort
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 bottom of the slab, fourth shield from the left
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 two addorsed salmons in pale (twee afgewende zalmen naast elkaar)
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 De Wit
Person details
Person details
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 MCCCCC ende XXXI sterf Henrick Valckenaer. Bit vo[or de s]iel. Anno XVc ende XVII des voen[...] Juny starf Joffer Oyen van Nievelt. Bit voor de ziel.
Translation
English translation In the year 1500 and 31 died Hendrik Valckenaer. Pray for the soul. In the year 1500 and 17 on the [?] June died mistress Oda van Nyevelt. Pray for the soul.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [3465] Henrick Valckenaer (Hendrik Valckenaer) (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Name [3466] Oyen van Nievelt (Oda van Zuylen van Nyevelt) (female)
Sex female
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The bracketed text is missing

Decorations

Indication of part
Indication of the part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
  • flowers/plants
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) flowers and foliage along the edge
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 3465
Personal details
Name Henrick Valckenaer (Hendrik Valckenaer)
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1531
Additional remarks Son of Hendrik Valckenaer and Cunegonda van Boetzelaer. He was married to Oda (Odilia/Oyen) van Zuylen van Nyevelt.
Social standing
Status patriciate
Arguments
  • according to literature
Specification marshal of the Oversticht
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 3466
Personal details
Name Oyen van Nievelt (Oda van Zuylen van Nyevelt)
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1517/06/17
Additional remarks First name: Oda, Odilia or Oyen. Daughter of Gerrit van Zuylen van Nyevelt and Hillegonda van Zuylen van Nyevelt. She was married to Hendrik Valckenaer.
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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