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Floor slab of Dirck Jansz. Volre and his parents

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 1698
Name Floor slab of Dirck Jansz. Volre and his parents
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Rotterdam, Museum Rotterdam
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Stone slab with a chalice inside a niche in the upper part, a heraldic shield and an inscribed banderole in the lower part, an inscription along the edge, and roundels with the evangelist symbols in the corners
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1525-1550
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [690] St. Agnesconvent, Tertiarissen (Convent of St Agnes, Tertiaries), Rotterdam
Arguments
  • based on research (literature, archival or archaeological research)
Specification The slab apparently came from the Prinsenkerk (Prince's Church) in Rotterdam. Before the Reformation, this church was the chapel of the Convent of St Agnes. The Prinsenkerk was demolished in 1912.
Still in original institution? no
Location inside the institution
In situ? no
(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 Dirck Jansz. Volre and his parents
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [7660] Father of Dirck Jansz. Volre (male)
  • [3788] Dirck Jansz. Volre (male)
  • [7661] Mother of Dirck Jansz. Volre (female)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons nuclear family
Relation specification A vicar and his parents. The names of the parents are not mentioned.
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 193 x 102 x 17
Completeness Some losses to the edges, esp. the upper left corner
Condition Some damage and wear, and broken across
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 Zuid-Holland, part IIb (Utrecht 1922), 422
  • Hulsman, R.N.; Mulder, J.H., Begraven in Rotterdam en omstreken (Rotterdam 1999), 15
  • Moquette, H.C.H., Het St. Agnietenconvent, Rotterdamsch Jaarboekje (1911), 87-90
  • Wiersum, E., Grafschriften uit de Prinsenkerk, Rotterdamsch Jaarboekje (1912), 7-52
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [1698] Floor slab of Dirck Jansz. Volre and his parents

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with a chalice inside a niche in the upper part, a heraldic shield and an inscribed banderole in the lower part, an inscription along the edge, and roundels with the evangelist symbols in the corners
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 193 x 102 x 17
Date
Year 1532
Specified date 1532/09/20
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification Date of death of Dirck Jansz. Volre; no dates are given for the parents
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Rotterdam, Museum Rotterdam
Collection
Collection identifier 10103
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 of the slab
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Early renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield a wool comb (een wolkam)
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 branch
Motto
English translation of the motto
Insignia or attributes
Heraldry belonging to
Heraldry belonging to Volre?
Person details
Person details
  • [3788] Dirck Jansz. Volre (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 on a banderole in the lower part of the slab, below the heraldic shield
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Bidt voir de zielen.
Translation
English translation Pray for the souls.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Incised Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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 mester Dirck Jansz., cappellaen, ende starf anno XVc 32 den 20 dach septembris, mit sijn ouders.
Translation
English translation Here lies buried Master Dirck Jansz., vicar, and he died in the year 1532 on the 20th day of September, with his parents.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Incised Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [7661] Mother of Dirck Jansz. Volre (female)
Sex female
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Name [3788] Dirck Jansz. Volre (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Name [7660] Father of Dirck Jansz. Volre (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

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)
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 3788
Personal details
Name Dirck Jansz. Volre
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1532/09/20
Additional remarks
Social standing
Status secular clergy
Arguments
  • attribute of the portrayed/commemorated person (e.g. a priest's chalice)
  • mentioned in the inscription
Specification
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy (parish or chantry) priest
Specification vicar
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Personal identification number
Personal identification number 7660
Personal details
Name Father of Dirck Jansz. Volre
Sex male
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
Personal identification number
Personal identification number 7661
Personal details
Name Mother of Dirck Jansz. Volre
Sex female
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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