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Floor slab of Peter Roefs, his wife Iken, and (some of) their children

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 1846
Name Floor slab of Peter Roefs, his wife Iken, and (some of) their children
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Gestel , H. Lambertus
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Stone slab with inscriptions and a worn heraldic shield
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1500-1550
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [539] St. Nicolaaskapel (St Nicholas's Chapel), Eindhoven
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)
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. • No information is available about possible other functions, because the object is too damaged or no photograph is available.
Original function Floor slab
Change in function Used as part of the pavement to the south of the church, according to Bloys van Treslong Prins (1924)
Remarks about function
Name Peter Roefs, Iken, and (some of) their children
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [3966] Peter Roefs (male)
  • [3967] Iken, wife of Peter Roefs (female)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons nuclear family
Relation specification a married couple with (some of) 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
Completeness
Condition 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), 203
Other documentation
Not inventoried by the SKKN
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [1846] Floor slab of Peter Roefs, his wife Iken, and (some of) their children

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with inscriptions and a worn heraldic shield
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth
Date
Year 1508
Specified date
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification The earliest date of death mentioned on the slab is that of Peter Roefs
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Gestel , H. Lambertus
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 churchyard
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
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield
Specification
Description of the shield Worn away. According to Bloys van Treslong Prins originally: an embattled and counterembattled fess (Weggesleten. Volgens Bloys van Treslong Prins oorspronkelijk: een beurtelings gekanteelde dwarsbalk)
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 Roefs
Person details
Person details
  • [3966] Peter Roefs (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
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Hier leet begraven Peter Roefs, sterf anno XVc VIII, ende Iken, syn huisvrou, sterf anno XVc XXXIX, met harer kynderen.
Translation
English translation Here lies buried Peter Roefs, died in the year 1508, and his wife Iken, died in the year 1539, with her children.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out
Inscription mentioning
Name [3966] Peter Roefs (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Name [3967] Iken, wife of Peter Roefs (female)
Sex female
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Transcription based on Bloys van Treslong Prins (1924)

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 3966
Personal details
Name Peter Roefs
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1508
Additional remarks Peter Roefs was married to Iken
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 3967
Personal details
Name Iken, wife of Peter Roefs
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1539
Additional remarks Iken was married to Peter Roefs
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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