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Floor slab of Henderick Jansen, his wife Maghrite and Jochum Heindericxsen

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 1873
Name Floor slab of Henderick Jansen, his wife Maghrite and Jochum Heindericxsen
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Bergen-op-Zoom, Grote of St. Gertrudiskerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Stone slab with a centrally placed heraldic shield flanked by the initials H and J, and two successive inscriptions along the edge
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1525-1550
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [396] Grote of St. Gertrudiskerk (St Gertrude's Church (Grote Kerk)), Bergen-op-Zoom
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: see Commemorated party
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Henderick Jansen, his wife Maghrite and Jochum Heindericxsen
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [4067] Maghrite, wife of Henderick Jansen (female)
  • [4066] Henderick Jansen (male)
  • [4068] Jochum Heindericxsen (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons nuclear family
Relation specification Jochum Heindericxsen may have been the son of Henderick Jansen and his wife Maghrite as his patronymic indicates
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 143 x 85 x 11
Completeness Complete
Condition Fair
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
  • inscription(s) added
Specification The inscription for Jochum Heindericxsen was added in the central field in a different letter type, but following the same layout around the four edges of the slab
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), 42
  • Booij, H.C.A.; Ham, W.A. van, Grafmonumenten in de Grote of Sint-Gertrudiskerk te Bergen op Zoom (Bergen op Zoom 1993), 46
Other documentation
No SKKN inventory
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Incised no.: 2

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [1873] Floor slab of Henderick Jansen, his wife Maghrite and Jochum Heindericxsen

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with a centrally placed heraldic shield flanked by the initials H and J, and two successive inscriptions along the edge
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 143 x 85 x 11
Date
Year 1540
Specified date 1540/08/19
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification The earliest date of death on the slab is that of Henderick Jansen
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Bergen-op-Zoom, Grote of St. Gertrudiskerk
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 second transept on the south 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 centre of the slab
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Late renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield a mark (een merk)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling)
Remarks The shield is flanked by the initials H and I (=J)
Additional parts of the achievement
Type of supporter
Specification
Motto
English translation of the motto
Insignia or attributes
Heraldry belonging to
Heraldry belonging to Henderick Jansen
Person details
Person details
  • [4066] Henderick Jansen (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 banderoles along the edges
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Hier leet begraven Henderick Jansen sterf anno XVc XL den XVIIIIt Augustus ende Maghrite Hendricx sijn huysvrouwe die sterf anno 1550 den 25 dach Juni.
Translation
English translation Here lies buried Henderick Jansen, died in the year 1540 on the 19th of August, and Maghrite, Henderick's wife, who died in the year 1550 on the 25th day of June.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Incised Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [4066] Henderick Jansen (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is used as a reference
Name [4067] Maghrite, wife of Henderick Jansen (female)
Sex female
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Name [4066] Henderick Jansen (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 the central field along the text banderoles
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Hier leet begraven Jochum Heindericxsen hij sterf anno XVc LXIIII den V Februwar.
Translation
English translation Here lies buried Jochum Heindericxsen, he died in the year 1564 on 5 February.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Incised Roman uncial lettering
Inscription mentioning
Name [4068] Jochum Heindericxsen (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)
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 4066
Personal details
Name Henderick Jansen
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1540/08/19
Additional remarks Henderick Jansen was married to Maghrite; Jochum Heindericxsen was probably their son.
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 4067
Personal details
Name Maghrite, wife of Henderick Jansen
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1550/06/25
Additional remarks Maghrite was married to Henderick Jansen; Jochum Heindericxsen was probably their son.
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 4068
Personal details
Name Jochum Heindericxsen
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1564/02/05
Additional remarks Jochum Heindericxsen was probably the son of Henderick Jansen and his wife Maghrite, who were buried in the same grave.
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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