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Floor slab of Dirck van Stepraedt (and Agnes van Doornick)

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 2037
Name Floor slab of Dirck van Stepraedt (and Agnes van Doornick)
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Ewijk, Johannes de Doperkerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Stone slab with allied arms below an arch of branches and leaves, an inscription along the edge, and quatrefoils with heraldic shields in the corners
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1500-1550
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [447] St. Johannes de Doperkerk (St John the Baptist's Church), Ewijk
Arguments
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
Specification Dirck van Stepraedt and his family lived in Doddendael manor, northeast of Ewijk
Still in original institution? yes
Location inside the institution
In situ? no
(Probable) original location
  • in the choir
Argumentation
Related memorial objects in the same institution
Additional remarks (original location)
Additional remarks The slab has been relocated several times, being placed successively in the choir, in the tower, in the churchyard and against the tower
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 The slab originally covered the tomb vault of Dirck van Stepraedt
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Dirck van Stepraedt (and Agnes van Doornick?)
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [7149] Agnes van Doornick (female)
  • [4248] Derick van Stepraede (Dirck van Stepraedt) (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons married couple
Relation specification
Additional remarks Although Agnes van Doornick is not mentioned in the inscription, she is commemorated through the heraldry on the slab
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 255 x 138 x 0
Completeness Complete
Condition In overall good condition. Very little wear or damages.
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
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 Gelderland ( 1917), 387
  • Schulte, A.G., Het Rijk van Nijmegen, Westelijk gedeelte ('s-Gravenhage 1982), 70
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [2037] Floor slab of Dirck van Stepraedt (and Agnes van Doornick)

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with allied arms below an arch of branches and leaves, an inscription along the edge, and quatrefoils with heraldic shields in the corners
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 255 x 138 x 0
Date
Year 1538
Specified date 1538/05/19
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification date of death of Dirck
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Ewijk, Johannes de Doperkerk
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution The slab is located outside of the church, placed against one of the walls of the tower (since 1954)
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, 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 Late renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield A fess (Een dwarsbalk)
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 Van Doornick
Person details
Person details
  • [7149] Agnes van Doornick (female)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the centre, 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 Late renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield Billetty and a crowned lion (Bezaaid met blokjes, een gekroonde leeuw)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) Crest: a crowned lion (Helmteken: een gekroonde leeuw)
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 Van Stepraedt
Person details
Person details
  • [4248] Derick van Stepraede (Dirck van Stepraedt) (male)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the upper left corner, inside the quatrefoil
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 fess (Een dwarsbalk)
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 Van Doornick
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Heraldry referring to Agnes' father
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the lower left corner, inside the quatrefoil
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 Three chessrooks, 2-1 (Drie schaaktorens (bemmels), 2-1)
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 Van Bemmel
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Heraldry referring to Agnes' mother
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the upper right corner, inside the quatrefoil
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 Billetty and a crowned lion (Bezaaid met blokjes, een gekroonde leeuw)
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 Van Stepraedt
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Heraldry referring to Dirck's father
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the lower right corner, inside the quatrefoil
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 Three lions, 2-1 (Drie leeuwen, 2-1)
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 Van Schidderich
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Heraldry referring to Dirck's mother

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
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Int jair ons Heren MCCCCC XXXVIII den XIX dach inden mey sterf die ereveste joncker Derick van Stepraede, here ten Doddendael milder gedacht; bit Got v(oer) de ziel.
Translation
English translation In the year of Our Lord 1538, the 19th day in May, died the honourable squire Dirck van Stepraedt, lord of Doddendael, blessed memory; pray to God for the soul.
Dutch translation In het jaar onzes Heren 1538, de 19de dag in mei, stierf de achtbare jonker Dirck van Stepraedt, heer van Doddendael, zalige gedachtenis; bidt God voor de ziel.
Lay–out
Lay-out Raised Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [4248] Derick van Stepraede (Dirck van Stepraedt) (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)
  • flowers/plants
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) an arch of branches and leaves
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 4248
Personal details
Name Derick van Stepraede (Dirck van Stepraedt)
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1538/05/19
Additional remarks Also known as Diederik. He was a son of Godard van Stepraedt and Belia van Schidderich. Dirck married van Agnes (Nese) van Doornick in 1501. The couple had at least six children together: Jan, Henrick, Goert, Peter, Anna and Belia. The family lived in Doddendael manor.
Social standing
Status nobility
Arguments
  • mentioned in the inscription
Specification squire; lord of Doddendael
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 7149
Personal details
Name Agnes van Doornick
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death >1539
Additional remarks Also known as Nese. She was a daughter of Hendrik Borre van Doornik and Aleida van Bemmel. Agnes married Dirck van Stepraedt in 1501. The couple had at least six children together: Jan, Henrick, Goert, Peter, Anna and Belia. The family lived in Doddendael manor. Agnes outlived her husband.
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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