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Floor slab of Marten Antonisz. and Anna Beys Arntsdr.

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 1829
Name Floor slab of Marten Antonisz. and Anna Beys Arntsdr.
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Geertruidenberg, Geertruidskerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Large stone slab with allied arms in the centre, inscriptions on a cartouche below and along the edge, and quatrefoils wiht the evangelist symbols in the corners
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1525-1575
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [580] St. Gertrudiskerk (St Gertrude's Church), Geertruidenberg
Arguments
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
Specification Martin was burgomaster of Geertruidenberg
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 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 Marten Antonisz. and Anna Beys Arntsdr.
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [3945] Marten Antonisz. (male)
  • [3946] Anna Beys Arntsdr. (female)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons married couple
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
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 232 x 114 x 0
Completeness Complete
Condition Somewhat worn
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 Noord-Brabant I (Utrecht 1924), 190
Other documentation
SKKN inventory no. 7559-7 (1982)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [1829] Floor slab of Marten Antonisz. and Anna Beys Arntsdr.

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Large stone slab with allied arms in the centre, inscriptions on a cartouche below and along the edge, and quatrefoils wiht the evangelist symbols in the corners
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 232 x 114 x 0
Date
Year 1544
Specified date 1544/05/03
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification The earliest date of death mentioned is that of the wife
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Geertruidenberg, Geertruidskerk
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution The slab is situated in the north aisle of the nave
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 Early renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield two fishes palewise, in chief a clover leaf (twee staande vissen, boven vergezeld van een klaverblad)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) crest: a fish between two wings (helmteken: een vis tussen een vlucht)
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 Marten Antoniszoon
Person details
Person details
  • [3945] Marten Antonisz. (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 Early renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield a boar (een wild zwijn)
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 Beys
Person details
Person details
  • [3946] Anna Beys Arntsdr. (female)
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 leijt begraven Marten Anthonisz., burgemester van deser stede in synre tijt was, ende sterf opden 8n augusti anno 1561. Bidt vorde ziel.
Translation
English translation Here lies buried Marten Antonisz., who was burgomaster of this town in his lifetime, and [he] died on the 8th of August 1561. Pray for the soul.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Raised Roman majuscules
Inscription mentioning
Name [3945] Marten Antonisz. (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription in a cartouche below the coat of arms
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Hier leyt begraven Anna Beys Arn[?]ts dochter syn huysvrouw was ende sterf anno 1544 den 3 dach in mey. Bidt vor die ziel.
Translation
English translation Here lies buried Anna Beys Arn(?)t's dochter, who was his wife, and [she] died in the year 1544 on the 3rd day in May. Pray for the soul.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Raised Roman majuscules
Inscription mentioning
Name [3946] Anna Beys Arntsdr. (female)
Sex female
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)
  • 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 3945
Personal details
Name Marten Antonisz.
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1561/08/08
Additional remarks Marten Antonisz. was married to Anna Beys Arntsdr., with whom he had at least five children: Aert (priest), Jan, Adriaen, Anthonis and Jenneken.
Social standing
Status patriciate
Arguments
  • mentioned in the inscription
Specification burgomaster of Geertruidenberg
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 3946
Personal details
Name Anna Beys Arntsdr.
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1544/05/03
Additional remarks Anna Beys Arntsdr. was married to Marten Antonisz., burgomaster of Geertruidenberg, with whom she had at least five children: Aert (priest), Jan, Adriaen, Anthonis and Jenneken.
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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