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Floor slab of Henrick Beyer, Gertruyt van Meerten and their children

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 1501
Name Floor slab of Henrick Beyer, Gertruyt van Meerten and their children
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 a heraldic shield inside a quatrefoil decorated with tracery and fleurs-de-lis, and two inscriptions
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1450-1500
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. • No information is available about possible other functions, because the object is too damaged or no photograph is available.
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Henrick Beyer, Gertruyt van Meerten and their children
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [3523] Gertruyt van Meerten (female)
  • [7603] children of Henrick Beyer and Gertruyt van Meerten (unknown)
  • [3522] Henrick Beyer (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons nuclear family
Relation specification a married couple and their children
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 218 x 114 x 0
Completeness
Condition The slab is worn
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
  • inscription(s) added
Specification Inscription added: 'de erfgenamen van Gerrit Beyers van Rhenen anno 1648' (the heirs of Gerrit Beyers van Rhenen in the year 1648).
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), 144; no. 17
  • Jong, Ad J. de, Zegel van de Cunerakerk te Rhenen, Oud Rhenen 27/2 (2008), 47-52, 51
Other documentation
The slab has been recorded by the SKKN
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [1501] Floor slab of Henrick Beyer, Gertruyt van Meerten and their children

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with a heraldic shield inside a quatrefoil decorated with tracery and fleurs-de-lis, and two inscriptions
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 218 x 114 x 0
Date
Year 1473
Specified date 1473/08/13
Argumentation
  • date of death (from other sources)
Specification date of death of Henrick Beyer
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 in the first bay of the north aisle, seen from the west
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 quatrefoil
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield
Specification
Description of the shield an eagle (een adelaar)
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 Beyer
Person details
Person details
  • [3522] Henrick Beyer (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 location on the slab unknown
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Henrick Beyer ende Gertruyt sijn wijff si[jn?] kinder
Translation
English translation Henrick Beyer and Gertruyt his wife, his(?) children
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out
Inscription mentioning
Name [7603] children of Henrick Beyer and Gertruyt van Meerten (unknown)
Sex unknown
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Name [3523] Gertruyt van Meerten (female)
Sex female
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Name [3522] Henrick Beyer (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Different transcriptions given by the SKKN and Bloys van Treslong Prins

Decorations

Indication of part
Indication of the part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
  • geometric patterns
  • flowers/plants
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) quatrefoil decorated with tracery and fleurs-de-lis
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 3522
Personal details
Name Henrick Beyer
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1473/08/13
Additional remarks Also known as Henricus Beyer. Son of Wemar Beyer. He was married to Gertruyt van Meerten, with whom he had children.
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 3523
Personal details
Name Gertruyt van Meerten
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1483/11/03
Additional remarks Also known as Gertrudis van Meerten. Possibly a daughter of Willem van Meerten. She was married to Henrick Beyer, with whom she had children.
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 7603
Personal details
Name children of Henrick Beyer and Gertruyt van Meerten
Sex unknown
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks
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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