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Floor slab of Julke Brongersma, Redger van Adewert and the wife of Julke Brongersma

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 19
Name Floor slab of Julke Brongersma, Redger van Adewert and the wife of Julke Brongersma
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Den Ham, 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 heraldry and a (double?) inscription along the edge, and quatrefoils in the corners
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1550-1599
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [67] Kerk van Den Ham (Church of Den Ham ), Den Ham
Arguments
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
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 • The inscription(s) (contents and/or composition), and/or the short period between the dates of death, suggest a relationship between the commemorated persons, see Commemorated party. • 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 Julke Brongersma, Redger van Adewert and the wife of Julke Brongersma
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [5738] Julke Brongersma (male)
  • [6796] the wife of Julke Brongersma (female)
  • [5739] Redger van Adewert ()
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons unknown
Relation specification A married couple and perhaps another person. It is not clear whether this Redger van Adewert is commemorated on the slab or whether he is mentioned as a relative of a commemorated person.
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 Sandstone
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 181 x 99 x 0
Completeness Only a part of the slab is visible, because of a church pew standing on it (see photo)
Condition
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Alma, Redmer, Groninger gedenkwaardigheden, http://www.redmeralma.nl; 363
  • Pathuis, A., Groninger gedenkwaardigheden; teksten, wapens en huismerken van 1298-1814 (Assen/Amsterdam 1977), 115; no. 363
  • Stenvert, Ronald, Monumenten in Nederland, Groningen (Zeist/Zwolle 1998), 82
Other documentation
SKKN inventory nr. 659-11
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [19] Floor slab of Julke Brongersma, Redger van Adewert and the wife of Julke Brongersma

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with heraldry and a (double?) inscription along the edge, quatrefoils in the corners
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 181 x 99 x 0
Date
Year 1573
Specified date 1573/??/12
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Den Ham, Nederlands Hervormde Kerk
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution
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 not clear because of limited visibility: on the quatrefoils in the corners or in the centre?
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry
Specification
Shape of the shield
Specification
Description of the shield two fleurs de lys in pale, in dexter chief a star and in sinister chief a clover leaf (twee lelies boven elkaar, rechtsboven vergezeld van een ster, linksboven van een klaverblad)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) crest: a fleur de lys (helmteken: een lelie)
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 Heraldry of Julke Brongersma, known from a seal from 1568

Inscriptions

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription along the edge
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Anno Domini 1576, d[...]lke Brongersma, Redger van Adewert.
Translation
English translation In the year of Our Lord 1576 [...] Julke Brongersma, Redger van Adewert.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Raised Roman majuscule
Inscription mentioning
Name [5738] Julke Brongersma (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Name [5739] Redger van Adewert ()
Sex
Argumentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription along the edge
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Anno Domini 1573, den 12 [...] Julke Brongersma [husvro?] [...].
Translation
English translation In the year of Our Lord 1573 on 12 [...] Julke Brongersma [wife?] [...].
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Raised Roman majuscule
Inscription mentioning
Name [5738] Julke Brongersma (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is used as a reference
Name [6796] the wife of Julke Brongersma (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)
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) Quatrefoils in the corners
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 5738
Personal details
Name Julke Brongersma
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1573
Additional remarks He died on the twelfth day of a month, but perhaps the wife of Julke and not Julke was mentioned in the inscription: this is unclear.
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 5739
Personal details
Name Redger van Adewert
Sex
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1576
Additional remarks Uncertain: it is not clear whether Redger was the commemorated person or a relative.
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 6796
Personal details
Name the wife of Julke Brongersma
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1573
Additional remarks She died on the twelfth day of the month
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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