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Floor slab of Herman Coenen

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 1858
Name Floor slab of Herman Coenen
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Waalwijk, 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 round medallion in which a chalice and an effaced heraldic shield, and an inscription on banderoles along the edge
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1525-1575
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [770] St. Johannes de Doperkerk (Kerk aan de haven) (St John the Baptist's Church), Waalwijk
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; 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 Herman Coenen
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [3985] Herman Coenen (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons not applicable (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
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth
Completeness The slab may be complete; the (invisible) heraldic shield is recorded as having been hacked away
Condition Damage to the lower left corner and broken in at least two places
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
  • heraldry removed
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 II (Utrecht 1924), 238
Other documentation
SKKN inventory no. 8616-6 (1982)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [1858] Floor slab of Herman Coenen

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with a round medallion in which a chalice and an effaced heraldic shield, and an inscription on banderoles along the edge
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth
Date
Year 1544
Specified date 1544/07/07
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Waalwijk, Nederlands Hervormde Kerk
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility Recorded by the SKKN in 1982; then only partly visible, the larger upper part being hidden beneath a wooden cathedra
Remarks about holding institution The slab is situated in the choir on the east side
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
Specification
Shape of the shield
Specification
Description of the shield effaced (uitgekapt)
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
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 banderoles along the edge(s) of the slab
Language(s)
Languages
  • Latin
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Hic iacet sepultus venerabilis et religiosus dominus, frater Hermannus Coenen, pastor in Waelwijck, qui obiit anno 1544 mensis Iulii VIIo.
Translation
English translation Here lies buried the venerable and pious sir, brother Herman Coenen, parish priest in Waalwijk, who died in the year 1544 on the 7th of the month of July.
Dutch translation Hier ligt begraven de eerbiedwaardige en vrome heer, broeder Herman Coenen, pastoor in Waalwijk, die stierf in het jaar 1544 op de 7e van de maand juli.
Lay–out
Lay-out Incised Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [3985] Herman Coenen (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)
  • banderole(s)
  • chalice (and host)
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 3985
Personal details
Name Herman Coenen
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1544/07/07
Additional remarks
Social standing
Status secular clergy
Arguments
  • mentioned in the inscription
  • attribute of the portrayed/commemorated person (e.g. a priest's chalice)
Specification He is named 'frater' or brother, but was also a parish priest
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy (parish or chantry) priest
Specification parish priest ('pastor') in Waalwijk
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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