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Floor slab of Gerit die Greve (?)

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 1992
Name Floor slab of Gerit die Greve (?)
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • 's-Heerenberg, Nederlands Hervormde Kerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Large stone slab with a heraldic shield inside a quatrefoil in the upper part, and an inscription above
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1450-1500
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [464] HH. Pancratius en Georgiuskerk (SS Pancras's and George's Church), 's-Heerenberg
Arguments
  • based on research (literature, archival or archaeological research)
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
Specification
Still in original institution? yes
Location inside the institution
In situ? no
(Probable) original location
  • in the church
Argumentation
Related memorial objects in the same institution
Additional remarks (original location)
Additional remarks The slab covered a vault which was discovered during the restoration of the church of 1925-1926
Memorial piece
Function
Specification
Additional remarks
Memorial monument or floor slab
Function liturgical/religious
Grave findings
Additional remarks
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Gerit die Greve (?)
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [7047] Gerit die Greve (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons no information about the commemorated party (one or more persons)
Relation specification Unknown whether the slab commemorated one or more persons.
Additional remarks The identification of the commemorated person is mainly based on the heraldry that is depicted on the slab. The inscription is difficult to decipher.
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 326 x 172 x 0
Completeness
Condition The slab is worn: the inscription is virtually illegible
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Muschart, R.T., Grafzerken en memoriesteenen in de Nederlands Hervormde Kerk te 's-Heerenberg, Gelre - Bijdragen en mededeelingen 44 (1941), 192-203, 199-200; no. 12
Other documentation
SKKN: inv. no. 11139-8, photo no. 55.16.31
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [1992] Floor slab of Gerit die Greve (?)

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Large stone slab with a heraldic shield inside a quatrefoil in the upper part, and an inscription above
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 326 x 172 x 0
Date
Year 1450-1500
Specified date
Argumentation
  • based on historical and/or technical research
Specification The period in which the commemorated person lived (based on archival records, see Person Description)
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution 's-Heerenberg, Nederlands Hervormde Kerk
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution The slab is located in the vestry (since the restoration of 1925-1926)
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, inside a quatrefoil
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
Specification
Description of the shield Per pale, I: an engrailed bend sinister and a bordure; II: three effaced charges, probably one or more flowers/fleurs-de-lys (Gedeeld, I: een uitgeschulpte linkerschuinbalk en een schildzoom; II: drie uitgehakte stukken, waarschijnlijk een of meer bloemen/lelies)
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 De Greve (Van der Wilt) - De Gruter?
Person details
Person details
  • [7047] Gerit die Greve (male)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The coat of arms on the left is largely similar to the coat of arms on Gerit die Greve's seal, which shows an engrailed bend sinister, and roundels on a bordure (een uitgeschulpte linkerschuinbalk, en een schildzoom beladen met penningen)

Inscriptions

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription at the top, across the width of the slab (one line)
Language(s)
Languages
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Anno [...] Gerit die Greve (?).
Translation
English translation In the year [...] Gerit die Greve (?).
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out
Inscription mentioning
Name [7047] Gerit die Greve (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Transcription as suggested by Muschart (1941). The inscription is difficult to decipher.

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 7047
Personal details
Name Gerit die Greve
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks Also known as Gerrit Greve. Both the archive of Huis Bergh in 's-Heerenberg and the archive of the Rekenkamer (auditor's office) of Gelderland possess seals of Gerit die Greve of 1464, 1468 and 1470. Gerit had a son named Henrick.
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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