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Floor slab of Adriaan van Beveland and Aleid van Beveland

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 2490
Name Floor slab of Adriaan van Beveland and Aleid van Beveland
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Utrecht, Janskerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Large stone slab with a centrally placed coat of arms with intricate mantling, medallions with heraldic shields in the corners and worn inscription along the edge
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1550-1600
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [20] St. Janskerk (St John's Church), Utrecht
Arguments
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
Specification One of the commemorated persons was a canon at this church
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 From the inscription we may gather that the slab is/was placed on or near a vault
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 Adrianus a Bevelant and Aleidis a Bevelant (Adriaan van Beveland and Aleid van Beveland)
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [4875] Adrianus a Bevelant (Adriaan van Beveland) (male)
  • [4878] Aleidis a Bevelant (Aleid van Beveland) (female)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons nuclear or extended family, exact relation unknown
Relation specification family members: the exact relation is unclear
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 317 x 180 x 0
Completeness Complete
Condition In reasonable condition. The slab is worn; the inscription is partly 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
  • Bloys van Treslong Prins, P.C., Genealogische en heraldische gedenkwaardigheden in en uit de kerken der provincie Utrecht (Utrecht 1919), 242; no. 19
  • Buchelius, A., Monumenta passim in templis ac monasteriis Traiectinae urbis atque agri inventa (Utrecht ), 86; 46v
Other documentation
SKKN: inv. no. 969-71, photo no. 969-71_1; RCE: object no. 229.576
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [2490] Floor slab of Adriaan van Beveland and Aleid van Beveland

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Large stone slab with a centrally placed coat of arms with intricate mantling, medallions with heraldic shields in the corners and worn inscription along the edge
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 317 x 180 x 0
Date
Year 1563
Specified date 1563/12/05
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification earliest date death mentioned on the slab
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Utrecht, Janskerk
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution The slab is located near the west portal
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 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 contourny plaice between three fleurs de lys, 2-1 (een omgewende schol tussen drie lelies, 2-1)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) crest: out of a crest coronet between two wings a? (helmteken: uit een helmkroon een figuur ? tussen een vlucht)
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 Beveland
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 upper left corner
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 contourny plaice between three fleurs de lys, 2-1 (een omgewende schol tussen drie lelies, 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 Beveland
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 lower left corner
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 contourny demi-lions, 2-1 (drie omgewende have 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
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry upper right corner
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 cross over a saltire ? (een kruis over een schuinkruis ?)
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 lower right corner
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 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
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

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
  • Latin
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription [Anno 1563, die 5 Decembris, obiit venerabilis vir, magister Adrianus a Bev]elant, senior canonicus [huius] ecclesie. An[no 1574, die 9 Octobris, obiit domicella Aleidis a Bevelant, et utriusque ossa hic collata sunt].
Translation
English translation In the year 1563, on December 5, died the venerable man, master Adriaan van Beveland, oldest canon of this church. In the year 1574, on October 9, died young lady Aleid van Beveland, and the bones of both of them are interred here.
Dutch translation In het jaar 1563, op 5 december, stierf de eerbiedwaardige man, meester Adriaan van Beveland, oudste kanunnik van deze kerk. In het jaar 1574, op 9 oktober, stierf jonkvrouw Aleid van Beveland, en de beenderen van beiden zijn hier bijgezet.
Lay–out
Lay-out Roman majuscules
Inscription mentioning
Name [4878] Aleidis a Bevelant (Aleid van Beveland) (female)
Sex female
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Name [4875] Adrianus a Bevelant (Adriaan van Beveland) (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The inscription is partly illegible: the text between the square brackets is taken from Buchelius.

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 4875
Personal details
Name Adrianus a Bevelant (Adriaan van Beveland)
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1563/12/05
Additional remarks
Social standing
Status secular clergy
Arguments
  • mentioned in the inscription
Specification
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy canon
Specification canon at the St. Janskerk (St John's Church) in Utrecht
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Personal identification number
Personal identification number 4878
Personal details
Name Aleidis a Bevelant (Aleid van Beveland)
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1574/10/09
Additional remarks
Social standing
Status
Arguments
  • mentioned in the inscription
Specification Aleid is adressed as 'domicella', which can be translated as young lady.
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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