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Floor slab of Wytze van Cammingha, Rints van Minnema and Sjouck van Cammingha

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 211
Name Floor slab of Wytze van Cammingha, Rints van Minnema and Sjouck van Cammingha
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Leeuwarden, Grote of Jacobijnerkerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Stone slab with allied arms held by human figures under a trefoil arch, a putto with banderole and skull below, a cartouche with worn inscription at the bottom, a worn inscription along the edge, and quatrefoils with heraldic shields in the corners
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1525-1575
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [190] Dominicanen (Jacopijnen) (Convent of Dominican Friars (Jacopijnen)), Leeuwarden
Arguments
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, social and didactic
Grave findings
Additional remarks • Commemorated on the object are a married couple, (members of) a nuclear family or (members of) an extended family. • Possibly an inscription with a didactic statement with a reference to the mortality of mankind; because the inscription is barely legible the didactic function cannot be ascertained. • 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 Wyttie Kamminga (Wytze van Cammingha), Rints van Minnema and Sijouck Kamminga (Sjouck van Cammingha)
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [235] Wyttie Kamminga (Wytze van Cammingha) (male)
  • [236] Rints van Minnema (female)
  • [6852] Sijouck Kamminga (Sjouck van Cammingha) (female)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons nuclear family
Relation specification Wytze and Rints were husband and wife; Sjouck may have been a daughter
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 blue limestone
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 319 x 215 x 0
Completeness Complete
Condition The slab is badly worn, especially the left 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
  • Engels, M.H.H.; Dolk, W., Grote of Jacobijner Kerk, grafregister 1768 - ca. 1800, http://home.online.nl/m.bourgonjen/GroteKerk/grafregister.htm#p; 040 buitenregel ten N - regel 7, G 153
  • Walle, Hessel de, Friezen uit vroeger eeuwen; Opschriften uit Friesland, 1280-1811 (Franeker 2007), 510; no. 3563
  • Wierstra, Simon, Genealogische bestanden van de oude Friese adel en aanverwante families tot 1800, http://www.simonwierstra.nl/index6.htm; http://www.simonwierstra.nl/Cammingha.htm
Other documentation
Register: number 153. Inventory drs. E. Makkes van der Deijl-Stam: number 32.
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [211] Floor slab of Wytze van Cammingha, Rints van Minnema and Sjouck van Cammingha

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with allied arms held by human figures under a trefoil arch, a putto with banderole and skull below, a cartouche with worn inscription at the bottom, a worn inscription along the edge, and quatrefoils with heraldic shields in the corners
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 319 x 215 x 0
Date
Year 1533
Specified date
Argumentation
  • date of death (from other sources)
Specification date of death of Wytze van Cammingha
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Leeuwarden, Grote of Jacobijnerkerk
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 nave of the church (regel 7), west side
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, 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 worn; a hart couchant between three combs, 2-1 (versleten; een liggend hert, vergezeld van drie kammen, 2-1)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) crest: an issuant lion (helmteken: een uitkomende leeuw)
Remarks
Additional parts of the achievement
Type of supporter
  • One or two human figures
Specification A male figure
Motto
English translation of the motto
Insignia or attributes
Heraldry belonging to
Heraldry belonging to Cammingha
Person details
Person details
  • [235] Wyttie Kamminga (Wytze van Cammingha) (male)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the centre of the slab, 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 Lozenge shield
Specification
Description of the shield per pale, I: the Friesian eagle; II: per fess, A: worn away: B: a wine leaf (gedeeld, I: de Friese halve adelaar; II: doorsneden: A: weggesleten; B: een wijnblad)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling)
Remarks
Additional parts of the achievement
Type of supporter
  • One or two human figures
Specification A female figure
Motto
English translation of the motto
Insignia or attributes
Heraldry belonging to
Heraldry belonging to
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 a quatrefoil
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Early renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield worn away (weggesleten)
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
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, inside a quatrefoil
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Lozenge shield
Specification
Description of the shield worn away (weggesleten)
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
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, inside a quatrefoil
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Early renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield a double-headed eagle? (een dubbelkoppige adelaar?)
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
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, inside a quatrefoil
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Lozenge shield
Specification
Description of the shield an eight-pointed star between in chief two fleurs de lys in fess and in base a crescent (een achtpuntige ster, boven vergezeld van twee lelies naast elkaar en onder van een wassenaar)
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 Heringa van Ameland; alias Cammingha
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 on a banderole below the allied arms
Language(s)
Languages
  • Latin
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription [...]s [...] (i?) (k or lr?)e [...](ii or u?). Psa(lm) 88.
Translation
English translation
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Incised Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Only a few letters are legible, so that a translation cannot be given. The quotation refers to Psalm 88, probably in the Vulgate numbering (Psalm 89 in the Protestant numbering). A candidate would be Psalm 88(9): 49: Quis est homo qui vivet & non videbit mortem? (Who is the man who will live and not see death?).
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 [...] Kamminga, raetshere des f[...]ssen nae des keiserlijcke majesteit, ende den V september Sijouck Ka[mminga] [...].
Translation
English translation [...] Cammingha, councillor of the [...] of his imperial majesty, and on September 5 Sjouck van Cammingha [...].
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Raised Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [6852] Sijouck Kamminga (Sjouck van Cammingha) (female)
Sex female
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Name [235] Wyttie Kamminga (Wytze van Cammingha) (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription in a cartouche at the bottom of the slab
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription [...]ts Minnema, Wytti[e] [...] huijsfrou, sterf anno 1500 [...]n eersten dach februari.
Translation
English translation [...]ts van Minnema, Wytze [...] wife, died in the year 15[...] first day of February.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Raised Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [235] Wyttie Kamminga (Wytze van Cammingha) (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is used as a reference
Name [236] Rints van Minnema (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)
  • scrollwork and/or strapwork
  • human figures (incl. skeletons and skulls)
  • angels, putti or cherubs
  • architectural decorations
  • flowers/plants
  • banderole(s)
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 235
Personal details
Name Wyttie Kamminga (Wytze van Cammingha)
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1533
Additional remarks Son of Rienck van Eminga (later: van Cammingha) and Sjouck Hayes van Cammingha. Wytze was married to Rints van Minnema. He lived on the Oenemastate, an estate near Wirdum.
Social standing
Status nobility
Arguments
  • according to literature
  • mentioned in the inscription
Specification lord of the Camminghaburg (near Leeuwarden); councillor at the Frisian Court
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 236
Personal details
Name Rints van Minnema
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1546/02/01
Additional remarks Daughter of Frans Sipckes van Minnema and Rints Tietes van Hommema. Rints lived with her first husband, Wytze van Cammingha, on the Oenemastate, an estate near Wirdum. She remarried Here van Roorda, with whom she lived in Camminghaburg in Leeuwarden.
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 6852
Personal details
Name Sijouck Kamminga (Sjouck van Cammingha)
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks She died on September 5 in an unknown year. Sjouck may have been a daughter of Wytze van Cammingha and Rints van Minnema.
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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