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Floor slab of Francois Manteau, Pieternelle Pietersdr. and Apollonia van Dalem

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 1874
Name Floor slab of Francois Manteau, Pieternelle Pietersdr. and Apollonia van Dalem
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 an eagle carrying allied arms in the upper part, two skulls and a cartouche containing an inscription and a heraldic shield in the lower part, an inscription along the edge, and roundels with the evangelist symbols in the corners
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1525-1575
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, social and didactic
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. • Inscription(s) and/or decoration(s) with a didactic statement, usually with references to the mortality of mankind / variations on ‘Remember that you will die’.
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Francois Manteau, Pieternelle Pietersdr. and Apollonia van Dalem
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [4071] Pieternelle Pietersdr. (female)
  • [4070] Apollonia van Dalem (female)
  • [4069] Francois Manteau (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons a person with his/her successive spouses (and their family/families)
Relation specification a husband with his first and second wife
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 204 x 125 x 14
Completeness The slab seems complete
Condition The slab is broken across the middle
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
  • inscription(s) added
Specification The inscription inside the rectangular cartouche was added later, commemorating the second wife
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), 34
  • Booij, H.C.A.; Ham, W.A. van, Grafmonumenten in de Grote of Sint-Gertrudiskerk te Bergen op Zoom (Bergen op Zoom 1993), 48-49
Other documentation
No SKKN inventory
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Incised no.: 3

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [1874] Floor slab of Francois Manteau, Pieternelle Pietersdr. and Apollonia van Dalem

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with an eagle carrying allied arms in the upper part, two skulls and a cartouche containing an inscription and a heraldic shield in the lower part, an inscription along the edge, and roundels with the evangelist symbols in the corners
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 204 x 125 x 14
Date
Year 1540
Specified date 1540/02/24
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification The earliest date of death mentioned on the slab is that of the first wife
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 upper half of the slab, 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 a mortar between three roses, 2-1 (een vijzel vergezeld van drie rozen, 2-1)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling)
Remarks
Additional parts of the achievement
Type of supporter
  • Other (guige or band, tree, branch)
  • One or two animals
Specification Hanging from the beak of an eagle by cords with tassels
Motto
English translation of the motto
Insignia or attributes
Heraldry belonging to
Heraldry belonging to Manteau
Person details
Person details
  • [4069] Francois Manteau (male)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The woven cords with tassels above the eagle show the initials F and M
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the upper half of the slab, 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 per pale, I: a mortar between three roses, 2-1; II: an apothecary pot between three billets, bent at the top, 2-1, and a lizard (gedeeld, I: een vijzel vergezeld van drie rozen, 2-1; II: een apothekerspot vergezeld van drie aan de bovenzijde gebogen blokjes, 2-1, en onder van een hagedis)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling)
Remarks
Additional parts of the achievement
Type of supporter
  • One or two animals
  • Other (guige or band, tree, branch)
Specification Hanging from the beak of an eagle by cords with tassels
Motto
English translation of the motto
Insignia or attributes
Heraldry belonging to
Heraldry belonging to Manteau-N.N.
Person details
Person details
  • [4071] Pieternelle Pietersdr. (female)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the lower half of the slab, inside the rectangular cartouche
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Marshalled arms (2 coats of arms in one shield per pale or per fess)
Specification
Shape of the shield Lozenge shield
Specification
Description of the shield per pale, I: a mortar between three roses, 2-1; II: two embattled and counter embattled fesses (gedeeld, I: een vijzel vergezeld van drie rozen, 2-1; II: twee beurtelings gekanteelde dwarsbalken)
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 Manteau-Van Dalem
Person details
Person details
  • [4070] Apollonia van Dalem (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 inside the rectangular cartouche in the lower part of the slab
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Ende Apollonia van Dalem, zijn tweede huysvrowe, sterf anno XVc LXIX den XV septembris.
Translation
English translation And Apollonia van Dalem, his second wife, died in the year 1569 on the 15th of September.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Raised Roman majuscules highlighted in white
Inscription mentioning
Name [4070] Apollonia van Dalem (female)
Sex female
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 along all four edges of the slab
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Hier leit begraven Ffrancois Manteau die sterf anno XVc LVII den XXV dach meij, ende Pieternelle Pietersdochter, sijn huisvrouwe, sterf anno XVc XL den XXIIII februarij.
Translation
English translation Here lies buried Francois Manteau, who died in the year 1557 on the 25th day of May, and Pieternelle Pietersdr., his wife, died in in the year 1540 on the 24th of February.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Incised Gothic textualis lettering highlighted in white
Inscription mentioning
Name [4069] Francois Manteau (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Name [4071] Pieternelle Pietersdr. (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)
  • human figures (incl. skeletons and skulls)
  • evangelist symbols
  • flowers/plants
  • animals (heraldic beasts)
  • scrollwork and/or strapwork
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) an eagle (upper half); a rectangular cartouche decorated with foliage and strapwork, and surmounted by two skulls (lower half); roundels with the evangelist symbols (corners)
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 4069
Personal details
Name Francois Manteau
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1557/05/25
Additional remarks Francois Manteau was first married to Pieternelle Pietersdr.; his second wife was Apollonia van Dalem
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 4070
Personal details
Name Apollonia van Dalem
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1569/09/15
Additional remarks Apollonia van Dalem was the second wife of Francois Manteau
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 4071
Personal details
Name Pieternelle Pietersdr.
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1540/02/24
Additional remarks Pieternelle Pietersdr. was the first wife of Francois Manteau
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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