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Floor slab of Lenaert Woutersz. and Anna, wife of Job Piersz.

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 1569
Name Floor slab of Lenaert Woutersz. and Anna, wife of Job Piersz.
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Oude Tonge, 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 an effaced chalice and host in the centre with the initials L W, an inscription along the edge, and quatrefoils with the evangelist symbols in the corners
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1525-1575
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [610] Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk (Our Lady's Church), Oude Tonge
Arguments
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
Specification As a priest Lenaert Woutersz. was probably buried in the church where he had served
Still in original institution? probably 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 For social function, see Commemorated party.
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Lenaert Woutersz. and Anna, wife of Job Piersz.
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [3616] Lenaert Woutersz. (male)
  • [6457] Anna, wife of Job Piersz. (female)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons relation (type of relation unknown)
Relation specification The commemorated persons are both mentioned in the inscription along the edge, which suggests a relationship, but its nature is unknown.
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 172 x 98 x 0
Completeness The slab has been trimmed down along the top and bottom
Condition Reasonable
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
  • decoration(s) removed
Specification The chalice and host in the centre have been hacked away
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 Zuid-Holland, part IIa (Utrecht 1922), 279
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks P.C. Bloys van Treslong Prins conflated this slab with another one and mixed up the inscriptions.

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [1569] Floor slab of Lenaert Woutersz. and Anna, wife of Job Piersz.

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with an effaced chalice and host in the centre with the initials L W, an inscription along the edge, and quatrefoils with the evangelist symbols in the corners
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 172 x 98 x 0
Date
Year 1545
Specified date 1545/01/06
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification The priest Lenaert Woutersz. died first and the now effaced chalice suggests that the slab was made for him
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Oude Tonge, Nederlands Hervormde Kerk
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution Situated in the choir
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Filiation
Filiation
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 Hier leit begraven heer Lenaert Woutersz priester sterf int jaer MVc ende XLV den VIsten January, ende Anna Job Piersz. huysvrou die sterf anno MVc LXVI den XVIIsten July.
Translation
English translation Here lies buried sir Lenaert Woutersz., priest, died in the year 1545 on the 6th of January, and Anna, wife of Job Piersz., who died in the year 1566 on the 17th of July.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Incised Gothic textualis; there are also the initials L W in Roman majuscules on either side of the chalice in the centre.
Inscription mentioning
Name [6458] Job Piersz. (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is used as a reference
Name [3616] Lenaert Woutersz. (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Name [6457] Anna, wife of Job Piersz. (female)
Sex female
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks P.C. Bloys van Treslong Prins mistranscribed this inscription and also incorrectly added two inscriptions from another slab.

Decorations

Indication of part
Indication of the part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
  • chalice (and host)
  • evangelist symbols
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) The chalice and host in the centre have been hacked away
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 3616
Personal details
Name Lenaert Woutersz.
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1545/01/06
Additional remarks
Social standing
Status secular clergy
Arguments
  • mentioned in the inscription
Specification Lenaert Wouterse was a priest
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy (parish or chantry) priest
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Personal identification number
Personal identification number 6457
Personal details
Name Anna, wife of Job Piersz.
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1566/07/17
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
Personal identification number
Personal identification number 6458
Personal details
Name Job Piersz.
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks Job Piersz. was married to Anna
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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