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Floor slab of Everart van de Water

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 2498
Name Floor slab of Everart van de Water
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 Large stone slab with a heraldic shield in a round medallion in the centre, an inscription along the edge, and quatrefoils with the evangelist symbols
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1475-1525
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
  • the institution/community is mentioned in the text
Specification Everart was a canon of this church
Still in original institution? yes
Location inside the institution
In situ?
(Probable) original location
  • near an altar
Argumentation Everard was buried near the lower altar of St Martin
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
Grave findings
Additional remarks
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Everart van de Water
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [4884] Everart van de Water (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons not applicable (only one person mentioned/depicted)
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 Meuse limestone with white veins
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 272 x 149 x 0
Completeness Some losses along the edges
Condition Worn but still legible, except along the lower left (dexter) edge
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
  • inscription(s) added
Specification A later inscription commemorates Elisabeth van Bethmeer (d. 1663)
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, 72
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks incised mark: 449

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [2498] Floor slab of Everart van de Water

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Large stone slab with a heraldic shield in a round medallion in the centre, an inscription along the edge, and quatrefoils with the evangelist symbols
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 272 x 149 x 0
Date
Year 1503
Specified date 1503/12/19
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 inner 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 inside a round medallion in the centre
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Marshalled arms (2 coats of arms in one shield per pale or per fess)
Specification
Shape of the shield Early renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield per pale, I: three triangular harrows, 2-1; II: two addorsed rampant wolves (gedeeld, I: drie driekantige eggen, 2-1; II: twee afgewende klimmende wolven)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling)
Remarks
Additional parts of the achievement
Type of supporter
  • Other (guige or band, tree, branch)
Specification
Motto
English translation of the motto
Insignia or attributes
Heraldry belonging to
Heraldry belonging to Van de Water-Witmeri
Person details
Person details
  • [4884] Everart van de Water (male)
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 Hic iacet sepultus venerabilis vir dominus Everaerdus de Aqua, huius ecclesie canonicus, qui obiit anno XVc III die XIX mensis Decembris, cuius anima requiescat in pace.
Translation
English translation Here lies buried the venerable man, sir Everart van de Water, canon of this church, who died in the year 1503 on the 19th day of the month of December, whose soul may rest in peace.
Dutch translation Hier ligt begraven de eerbiedwaardig man, de heer Everart van de Water, kanunnik van deze kerk, die stierf in het jaar 1503 op de 19de dag van de maand december. Zijn ziel ruste in vrede.
Lay–out
Lay-out Incised Gothic textualis lettering on a text band
Inscription mentioning
Name [4884] Everart van de Water (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)
  • evangelist symbols
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) Evangelist symbols in quatrefoil medallions in the four corners
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 4884
Personal details
Name Everart van de Water
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1503/12/19
Additional remarks Everart was the son of the local alderman Everart van de Water and Rijka or Ricarda, daughter of Peter Witmeri or Witmers. He was a priest and succeeded his uncle Ludolf van de Water as canon in the church of St John in 1463.
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
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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