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Floor slab of Wijnant van Arnhem and Alijt van Broekhuizen

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 1979
Name Floor slab of Wijnant van Arnhem and Alijt van Broekhuizen
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Arnhem, Grote of St. Eusebiuskerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Stone slab with an effaced coat of arms in the centre, leaf ornaments and an inscription along the edge, and quatrefoils with effaced evangelist symbols in the corners (not visible; beneath the new floor)
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1500-1550
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [385] Grote of St. Eusebiuskerk (St Eusebius's Church), Arnhem
Arguments
Specification
Still in original institution? probably yes
Location inside the institution
In situ? no: all slabs were relocated within the church after World War II
(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. • 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 Wynat van [...] and [...] van Bruckhuse (Wijnant van Arnhem and Alijt van Broekhuizen)
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [4181] [...] van Bruckhuse (Alijt van Broekhuizen) (female)
  • [4180] Wynat van [...] (Wijnant van Arnhem) (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons married couple
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
Condition
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
  • Muschart, R.T., Grafzerken en grafmonumenten in de Groote- of St. Eusebiuskerk te Arnhem (Arnhem 1939), 270; no. 61
  • Nijhoff, Isaac Anne, Gedenkwaardigheden uit de geschiedenis van Gelderland. Vol. 6, pt. 2: Karel van Egmond, hertog van Gelre, graaf van Zutphen (Arnhem 1862)
  • Schulte, A.G., De Grote of Eusebiuskerk in Arnhem (Utrecht 1994), 200; no. 73
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks • Incised number: 6. • Wijnant's brother Rutger was buried in SS Pancratius's and George's Church in 's-Heerenberg, see MeMO Memorial Object ID 1994.

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [1979] Floor slab of Wijnant van Arnhem and Alijt van Broekhuizen

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with an effaced coat of arms in the centre, leaf ornaments and an inscription along the edge, and quatrefoils with effaced evangelist symbols in the corners
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth
Date
Year 1530
Specified date
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification date of death of Wijnant, who died first
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Arnhem, Grote of St. Eusebiuskerk
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility The slab is not visible: it is covered by a wooden floor
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 in the centre of the slab
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) crest: effaced (helmteken: uitgekapt)
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 According to Muschart (1939) originally: the eagle of the Van Arnhem family

Inscriptions

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
  • Latin/Dutch
Language specification On the short sides Latin, on the other Dutch
Transcription
Transcription Short sides: compositus vivo, exutus perm. - Long sides: Anno Domini 15c43, den 30 dach augustii, sterf [...] van Bruckhuse doet Wynat huisvrouw. Anno Domini 1530, [...] sterff Wynat van [...].
Translation
English translation Short sides: I live orderly, the end ??? - Long sides: In the year of the Lord 1543, on the 30th day of August died [...] van Broekhuizen, the wife of Wijnant. In the year of the Lord 1530 [...], died Wijnant van [...].
Dutch translation Korte zijden: Ik leef ordelijk, het einde ??? - Lange zijden: In het jaar des Heren 1543, op de 30ste dag van augustus stierf [...] van Broekhuizen, vrouw van Wijnant. In het jaar des Heren 1530 [...] stierf Wijnant van [...].
Lay–out
Lay-out Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [4180] Wynat van [...] (Wijnant van Arnhem) (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Name [4180] Wynat van [...] (Wijnant van Arnhem) (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is used as a reference
Name [4181] [...] van Bruckhuse (Alijt van Broekhuizen) (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)
  • flowers/plants
  • evangelist symbols
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) leaf ornaments; quatrefoils with effaced evangelist symbols
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 4180
Personal details
Name Wynat van [...] (Wijnant van Arnhem)
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1530
Additional remarks Wijnant was a son of Wessel van Arnhem, who was an illegitimate son of knight Wijnant Gerritsz van Arnhem tot Presikhaaf. Brother of Rutger. Wijnant was married to Alijt van Broekhuizen.
Social standing
Status patriciate
Arguments
  • according to literature
Specification Former prior? Wijnant was councillor of the Duke of Guelders.
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 4181
Personal details
Name [...] van Bruckhuse (Alijt van Broekhuizen)
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1543/08/30
Additional remarks Alijt was married to Wijnant van Arnhem
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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