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Floor slab of Dionijs van Leefdael, Anna van Vianen van Beverweerd, Dionijs van Leefdael and Margrieta van Wees

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 1500
Name Floor slab of Dionijs van Leefdael, Anna van Vianen van Beverweerd, Dionijs van Leefdael and Margrieta van Wees
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 Stone slab with allied arms in the centre, two heraldic shields in the upper corners and an inscription along the edge
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1400-1450
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 Dionijs van Leefdael, Anna van Vianen van Beverweerd, Dionijs van Leefdael and Margriet van Wees
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [3518] Danys (Dionijs) van Leefdael the Elder (male)
  • [3520] Anna van Vianen van Beverweerd (female)
  • [3521] Danys (Dionijs) van Leefdael the Younger (male)
  • [3519] Margrieta van Wees (female)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons extended family
Relation specification married couple with their son and daughter-in-law
Additional remarks The slab originally covered the sepulchral vault of Dionijs van Leefdael and Anna van Vianen van Beverweerd. This couple is commemorated through the heraldry on the slab.
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 200 x 120 x 0
Completeness The lower part of the slab is either hidden or missing
Condition The slab is worn; the inscription is partly illegible
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
  • inscription(s) added
Specification The inscription commemorating Dionijs van Leefdael and Margriet van Wees - along the edges of the slab - was added later
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), 143; no. 3
  • Dael, Ph.J. van, Grafstenen in de Cunerakerk, http://www.kareldegrote.nl/Rhenen/grafstenen.htm
  • Dael, Ph.J. van, Van Leefdael, de geschiedenis van de familie en het huis, Oud Rhenen 11; no. 1 (1992), 3-52, 9-12
Other documentation
SKKN: inv. no. 4208-11 (no photo)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [1500] Floor slab of Dionijs van Leefdael, Anna van Vianen van Beverweerd, Dionijs van Leefdael and Margrieta van Wees

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with allied arms in the centre, two heraldic shields in the upper corners and an inscription along the edge
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 200 x 120 x 0
Date
Year 1400-1450
Specified date
Argumentation
  • date of death (from other sources)
Specification The only legible year of death on the slab is that of Margrieta van Wees, namely 1455. The slab probably dates from before this year, given that it was originally intended for her parents-in-law.
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
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 centre, on the left
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 a chevron between three mallets in bend, 2-1 (een keper, vergezeld van drie schuingeplaatste klophamers, 2-1)
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 Leefdael
Person details
Person details
  • [3518] Danys (Dionijs) van Leefdael the Elder (male)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the centre, on the right
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 quarterly, I, IV: three zules, 2-1; II: three bars of vair (gevierendeeld, I, IV: drie zuilen, 2-1; II, III: drie dwarsbalken van vair)
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 Vianen
Person details
Person details
  • [3520] Anna van Vianen van Beverweerd (female)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry upper left corner
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield
Specification
Description of the shield a chevron between three mallets in bend, 2-1 (een keper, vergezeld van drie schuingeplaatste klophamers, 2-1)
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 Leefdael
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 upper right corner
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
Specification
Description of the shield quarterly, I, IV: three zules, 2-1; II: three bars of vair (gevierendeeld, I, IV: drie zuilen, 2-1; II, III: drie dwarsbalken van vair)
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 Vianen
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 possibly along all four edges of the slab
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Hier leyt begraven Danys van Leefdael die staerf int jaer ons Here [...] ende Margrieta van Wees die starf anno MCCCCLV.
Translation
English translation Here lies buried Dionijs van Leefdael who died in the year of Our Lord [...] and Margrieta van Wees who died in the year 1455.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [3518] Danys (Dionijs) van Leefdael the Elder (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Name [3519] Margrieta van Wees (female)
Sex female
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The inscription is partly illegible

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 3518
Personal details
Name Danys (Dionijs) van Leefdael the Elder
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death ca.1395
Additional remarks Husband of Anna van Vianen van Beverweerd, with whom he had a son called Dionijs
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 3519
Personal details
Name Margrieta van Wees
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1455
Additional remarks Wife of Dionijs van Leefdael
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 3520
Personal details
Name Anna van Vianen van Beverweerd
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks Wife of Dionijs van Leefdael, with whom she had a son called Dionijs
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 3521
Personal details
Name Danys (Dionijs) van Leefdael the Younger
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death ca.1491
Additional remarks Son of Dionijs van Leefdael and Anna van Vianen van Beverweerd. Husband of Margrieta van Wees.
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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