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Floor slab of Herman van de Loe and Digna van Isendoorn

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 2040
Name Floor slab of Herman van de Loe and Digna van Isendoorn
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Groessen, St. Andreaskerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Stone slab with allied arms inside an oval cartouche in the centre, oblong cartouches with inscriptions above and below, two heraldic shields in each corner; strap-and scrollwork all over the slab
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1550-1600
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [448] St. Andreaskerk (St Andrew's Church), Groessen
Arguments
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
Specification The commemorated couple lived in Loowaard House, near Groessen
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 According to a 1891 drawing and its accompanying text, the slab was located in the presbytery (choir) underneath the floor of the entrance to the Mariakapel (Chapel of Mary). The slab was transferred to the tower that same year, since the old choir was being replaced by a Neo-Gothic one.
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
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Herman van de Loe and Digna van Isendoorn
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [4250] Digna von Isendorn (van Isendoorn) (female)
  • [4249] Herman von dem Loe (van de Loe) (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 176 x 93 x 0
Completeness Complete
Condition In resaonable condition. The slab is somewhat worn and shows breaks in the lower half.
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Belonje, J., Steenen charters (Amsterdam 1943); plate 31
  • Kuile, E.H. ter, De Nederlandse monumenten van geschiedenis en kunst III. De provincie Gelderland, 2e stuk: Het kwartier van Zutfen (The Hague 1958), 76-77
  • Leeman, Fred; Vos, Rik, Het nieuwe ornament ('s Gravenhage 1986), 166
Other documentation
SKKN: inv. no. 11046-6 (p. 3)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [2040] Floor slab of Herman van de Loe and Digna van Isendoorn

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with allied arms inside an oval cartouche in the centre, oblong cartouches with inscriptions above and below, two heraldic shields in each corner; strap-and scrollwork all over the slab
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 176 x 93 x 0
Date
Year 1569
Specified date 1569/07/24
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification Date of death of Herman. Digna was still alive when the slab was made; her date of death was never added.
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Groessen, St. Andreaskerk
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution The slab is built into the portal of the tower (since 1891)
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Filiation
Filiation Digna's brother Hendrik was buried in the church of Vaassen, see MeMO memorial object ID 2184
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Heraldry

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry inside the oval cartouche 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 Semicircular shield
Specification
Description of the shield A twitch (Een praam)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) Crest: peacock feathers surmounted by three twitches (Helmteken: struisveren overtopt met drie pramen)
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 de Loe
Person details
Person details
  • [4249] Herman von dem Loe (van de Loe) (male)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry inside the oval cartouche 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 Semicircular shield
Specification
Description of the shield Three vair pales and a chief (Drie palen van vair en een schildhoofd)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) Crest: an issuant lion between two torches chevronwise reversed (Helmteken: een uitkomende leeuw tussen twee in de omgekeerde kepervorm geplaatste fakkels)
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 Isendoorn
Person details
Person details
  • [4250] Digna von Isendorn (van Isendoorn) (female)
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, on the left
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Semicircular shield
Specification
Description of the shield A twitch (Een praam)
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 de Loe
Person details
Person details
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, on the right
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Semicircular shield
Specification
Description of the shield Three vair pales and a chief (Drie palen van vair en een schildhoofd)
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 Isendoorn
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the lower left corner, on the left
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Semicircular shield
Specification
Description of the shield A contourny bear rampant (Een omgewende klimmende 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 Berenbroeck
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the lower left corner, on the right
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Semicircular shield
Specification
Description of the shield Twelve roundels on three wavy fesses, 4-4-4 (Drie golvende dwarsbalken beladen met twaalf schijfjes, 4-4-4)
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 Sterkenburg
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the upper right corner, on the left
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Semicircular shield
Specification
Description of the shield A bird standing on a fess (Een vogel staande op 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 Hönnepel
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the upper right corner, on the right
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Semicircular shield
Specification
Description of the shield Three birds, 2-1 (Drie vogels, 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 Rossum
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the lower right corner, on the left
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Semicircular shield
Specification
Description of the shield Three chevrons (Drie kepers)
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 Voorst
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the lower right corner, on the right
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Semicircular shield
Specification
Description of the shield Quarterly, I and IV: three vair pales, in chief an issuant lion rampant; II and III: a lion rampant (Gevierendeeld, I en IV: drie palen van vair, in een schildhoofd een uitkomende klimmende leeuw; II en III: een klimmende 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 Hemert
Person details
Person details
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 oblong cartouche at the bottom
Language(s)
Languages
  • German/Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Die edle und dugensame juffer Digna von Isendorn sine hausfrow starf in dem jahr unsers Hern [ ] der sehelen Gott genade amen.
Translation
English translation The noble and virtuous mistress Digna van Isendoorn, his wife, died in the year of Our Lord [ ] may God have mercy on the souls, amen.
Dutch translation De edele en deugdzame juffer Digna van Isendoorn, zijn vrouw, stierf in het jaar onzes Heren [ ] God wees de zielen genadig, amen.
Lay–out
Lay-out Raised Roman majuscules
Inscription mentioning
Name [4250] Digna von Isendorn (van Isendoorn) (female)
Sex female
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The date of death of Digna was never added
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription inside the oblong cartouche at the top
Language(s)
Languages
  • German/Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Die edele und ernvest[e] Herman von dem Loe Wessels von dem Loe hoffmeisters und drosten in Lymerss sohn starff in dem jhar unsers Hern 1569 den 24 juli.
Translation
English translation The noble and honourable Herman van de Loe, Wessel van de Loe - steward and bailiff in Liemers - his son, died in the year of Our Lord 1569, the 24th of July.
Dutch translation De edele en achtbare Herman van de Loe, Wessel van de Loe - hofmeester en drost in Liemers - zijn zoon, stierf in het jaar onzes Heren 1569, de 24ste juli.
Lay–out
Lay-out Raised Roman majuscules
Inscription mentioning
Name [4249] Herman von dem Loe (van de Loe) (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
  • scrollwork and/or strapwork
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s)
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 4249
Personal details
Name Herman von dem Loe (van de Loe)
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1569/07/24
Additional remarks Variations of his last name: Van de(r/n) Loo or Loë. Herman was a son of Wessel van de Loe, steward and bailiff in Liemers. Herman was married to Digna von Isendoorn. The couple remained childless. In 1558 Herman inherited Loowaard House, which he altered drastically.
Social standing
Status nobility
Arguments
  • according to literature
  • mentioned in the inscription
Specification member of the knighthood of Cleve
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 4250
Personal details
Name Digna von Isendorn (van Isendoorn)
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1587
Additional remarks Digna was a daughter of Johan van Isendoorn à Blois and Margaretha van Rossem. She was a sister of Hendrik van Isendoorn and a niece of Maarten van Rossem. Digna was married to Herman van de Loe. The couple remained childless and lived in Loowaard House, which Herman had inherited in 1558.
Social standing
Status nobility
Arguments
  • according to literature
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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