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Floor slab of Lijsbet and Jenneken Hermans Bottermans

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 2414
Name Floor slab of Lijsbet and Jenneken Hermans Bottermans
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • 's-Hertogenbosch, St. Janskathedraal
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Worn stone slab with a heraldic shield in the centre, and an inscription on banderoles along the edge
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1525-1575
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [387] St. Johannes Evangelistkerk (St. Janskathedraal) (St John Evangelist's Church (St John's Cathedral)), 's-Hertogenbosch
Arguments
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
Specification
Still in original institution? 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 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 Lijsbet and Jenneken Hermans Bottermans
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [4773] Lijsbet Herman Bottermans (female)
  • [4774] Jenneken Herman Bottermans (female)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons nuclear family
Relation specification The two women were sisters
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 Meuse limestone
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 129 x 72 x 0
Completeness Minor losses along the edges
Condition Worn but still legible
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Oudheusden, J.A.F.M. van; Tummers, H. A. , De grafzerken van de Sint-Jan te ’s-Hertogenbosch, http://www.grafzerkensintjan.nl/default.aspx, 33
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks incised number above the heraldic shield: 417

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [2414] Floor slab of Lijsbet and Jenneken Hermans Bottermans

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Worn stone slab with a heraldic shield in the centre, and an inscription on banderoles along the edge
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 129 x 72 x 0
Date
Year 1557
Specified date 1557/10/??
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution 's-Hertogenbosch, St. Janskathedraal
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution The slab is situated in the north outer aisle of the nave
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 Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Late renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield a chevron between in chief two six-pointed stars and in base a rose (een keper boven vergezeld van twee zespuntige sterren en beneden van een roos)
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 Bottermans
Person details
Person details
  • [4773] Lijsbet Herman Bottermans (female)
  • [4774] Jenneken Herman Bottermans (female)
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 banderoles along all four edges of the slab
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Hier ligghen begraven Lijsbet ende Jenneken, Herman Bottermans dochteren, storven anno XVc LVII in October.
Translation
English translation Here lie buried Lijsbet and Jenneken, daughters of Herman Bottermans, died in the year 1557 in October.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Incised Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [4774] Jenneken Herman Bottermans (female)
Sex female
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Name [4773] Lijsbet Herman Bottermans (female)
Sex female
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 4773
Personal details
Name Lijsbet Herman Bottermans
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1557
Additional remarks Lijsbet was the sister of Jenneken Herman Bottermans. The family may have come from Helmond. Both probably died from the plague in 's-Hertogenbosch in October 1557.
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 4774
Personal details
Name Jenneken Herman Bottermans
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1557
Additional remarks Jenneken was the sister of Lijsbet Herman Bottermans. The family may have come from Helmond. Both probably died from the plague in 's-Hertogenbosch in October 1557.
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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