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Floor slab of Remmert van Berum

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 17
Name Floor slab of Remmert van Berum
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Bierum, 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 a coat of arms in the central field, an inscription along the edge, and heraldic shields in the corners
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1525-1575
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [65] St. Sebastianuskerk (St Sebastian's Church), Bierum
Arguments
Specification
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) Remmert van Berum's father-in-law was buried in the church as well
Additional remarks
Memorial piece
Function
Specification
Additional remarks
Memorial monument or floor slab
Function liturgical/religious; no information on possible other functions
Grave findings
Additional remarks 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 Remmert van Berum
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [15] Remmert van Berum (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons no relation (only one person mentioned/depicted)
Relation specification
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 sandstone
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 0 x 118 x 0
Completeness
Condition
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Alma, Redmer, Groninger gedenkwaardigheden, http://www.redmeralma.nl; no. 297
  • Ozinga, M.D., De Nederlandsche Monumenten van Geschiedenis en Kunst; deel VI: De Provincie Groningen; eerste stuk: Oost-Groningen ('s Gravenhage 1940), 39
  • Pathuis, A., Groninger gedenkwaardigheden; teksten, wapens en huismerken van 1298-1814 (Assen/Amsterdam 1977), 101; no. 297
Other documentation
SKKN: inv. no. 615-2
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [17] Floor slab of Remmert van Berum

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 heraldic shields in the corners
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 0 x 118 x 0
Date
Year 1554
Specified date 1554/01/25
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Bierum, Nederlands Hervormde Kerk
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 central field
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 star between three roses, 2-1 (een ster, vergezeld van drie rozen, 2-1)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) crest: a natural stalked and leafed rose between two wings (helmteken: een vlucht, waartussen op een gebladerde stengel een natuurlijke roos)
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 Berum
Person details
Person details
  • [15] Remmert van Berum (male)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the 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 star between three roses, 2-1 (een ster, vergezeld van drie rozen, 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 Berum
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Heraldry referring to Remmert van Berum's father
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the lower 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 two affronty demi-lions (twee tegen elkaar klimmende halve leeuwen)
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 Barnda?
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Heraldry referring to Remmert van Berum's mother
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the upper right 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 per fess, over all a lion (doorsneden en over alles heen een leeuw, maar zonder snijlijn)
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 Ubbena
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Heraldry referring to Remmert van Berum's father-in-law
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the lower right 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 lozengy, over all a fess with three roses (geruit, over alles heen een dwarsbalk beladen met drie rozen)
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 Coninck alias Van Ballen
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Heraldry referring to Remmert van Berum's mother-in-law

Inscriptions

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription along the edges of the slab
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Anno domini dusent vyf hundert und vierren vyftych starf de erbaer Remmert van Berum, hoevelinck, am dage Paulus bekeringe, dem Godt genadich.
Translation
English translation In the year of the Lord one thousand five hundred and fifty-four died the honourable Remmert van Berum, chieftain, on the day of the Conversion of [St] Paul, to whom God be merciful.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [15] Remmert van Berum (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The feast day of the Conversion of St Paul the Apostle is January 25

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 15
Personal details
Name Remmert van Berum
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1554/01/25
Additional remarks Son of Jelto van Berum and N.N. Barnda. Remmert was married to Houwe Ubbena.
Social standing
Status nobility
Arguments
  • mentioned in the inscription
Specification chieftain ('hoofdeling')
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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