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Floor slab of Engbert and Willem van Doetinchem

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 1473
Name Floor slab of Engbert and Willem van Doetinchem
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Deventer, Lebuinuskerk
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 central field, an inscription along the edge, and leaf decorations in the corners
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1525-1575
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [1] Grote of St. Lebuïnuskerk (St Lebuinus's Church (Grote Kerk)), Deventer
Arguments
Specification
Still in original institution? probably yes
Location inside the institution
In situ? no: all objects in the church have repeatedly been relocated
(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 Engbert and Willem van Doetinchem
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [3483] Willem van Doetekhem(?) (Willem van Doetinchem) (male)
  • [3482] Engbert (Engelbert) van Doetinchem (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons extended family (of which one or more members died after 1580)
Relation specification Engbert was the father of Willem
Additional remarks Inscription added for a distant family member of Engbert and Willem van Doetinchem who died in the 18th century, see below
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 232 x 115 x 0
Completeness The slab has been cut down at the top, and probably on the left as well
Condition The slab is worn, especially at the top
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
  • inscription(s) removed
  • inscription(s) added
Specification An inscription in Roman majuscules added along the top: 'E. v. Doetyngema Hogenhoff'. This exact name also occurs on another slab in the church, with the year of death 1745. The inscription was later partly removed when the slab was cut down at the top.
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 Overijssel (Utrecht 1925), 71; no. 57
  • Nalis, H.J.; Nijendaal, J.J. van, Grafzerken in de Lebuinuskerk, in: Mekking, Aart J.J., De Grote of Lebuinuskerk te Deventer: de 'Dom' van het Oversticht veelzijdig bekeken (Zutphen 1992), 160-176, 160, 172
Other documentation
• SKKN: inv. no. 10009-17, photo no. 50.802.6. • HCO Deventer, Beeldbank: 10_FK2_2 : 1194 : 5427
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Incised no.: 34

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [1473] Floor slab of Engbert and Willem van Doetinchem

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with a coat of arms in the central field, an inscription along the edge, and leaf decorations in the corners
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 232 x 115 x 0
Date
Year 1558
Specified date 1558/08/17
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification only legible year of death given on the slab, that of Willem van Doetinchem
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Deventer, Lebuinuskerk
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution The slab is located in the south transept of the church
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 central 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 cross moline (een ankerkruis)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) crest: two staffs fanwise (helmteken: twee waaiersgewijs geplaatste stokken)
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 Van Doetinchem
Person details
Person details
  • [3483] Willem van Doetekhem(?) (Willem van Doetinchem) (male)
  • [3482] Engbert (Engelbert) van Doetinchem (male)
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 [...] / [..] daech december is gestorven salige Engbert van / Doetinchem. Anno 1558 / den XVII augusty sterf Willem van Doetekhem(?), schult [...].
Translation
English translation [...] day of December, has died the blessed Engbert van Doetinchem. In the year 1558, the 17th of August, died Willem van Doetinchem, bailiff [...]
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Raised Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [3482] Engbert (Engelbert) van Doetinchem (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Name [3483] Willem van Doetekhem(?) (Willem van Doetinchem) (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Bloys van Treslong Prins (1925) read 'Willem van Doetinchem' but this seems unlikely

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) leaf decorations in the corners
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 3482
Personal details
Name Engbert (Engelbert) van Doetinchem
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks Engbert was married to 1) Jutte Boevincx; 2) Elisabeth Gelmers; 3) Mechteld van Cerpen. With Elisabeth Gelmers he had a son named Willem.
Social standing
Status nobility
Arguments
  • according to literature
Specification lord of Hogenhof
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 3483
Personal details
Name Willem van Doetekhem(?) (Willem van Doetinchem)
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1558/08/17
Additional remarks Willem was a son of Eng(el)bert van Doetinchem and Elisabeth Gelmers. He was married to Catharina Ulger van Noordijk.
Social standing
Status nobility
Arguments
  • according to literature
  • mentioned in the inscription
Specification lord of Hogenhof and Rande; bailiff ('schout') of Deventer; steward ('rentmeester') of Salland; custodian ('kastelein') of Holten castle
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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