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Floor slab of Dirck de Borchgreve and Gertruyt Brant van Grobbendonk

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 2625
Name Floor slab of Dirck de Borchgreve and Gertruyt Brant van Grobbendonk
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 Badly worn large stone slab, originally with an inscription along the edge, a coat of arms in the centre, and quartered arms in the corners
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
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 Dirck die Borchgreeff and Gertruydt Brant van Grobbendonk
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [5061] Gertruydt Brant van Grobbendonk (female)
  • [5060] Dirck die Borchgreeff (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 Meuse limestone
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 268 x 114 x 0
Completeness The long sides of the slab were cut down some time in the nineteenth century
Condition Badly worn and virtually impossible to read or distinguish the original heraldry
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, 139
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [2625] Floor slab of Dirck de Borchgreve and Gertruyt Brant van Grobbendonk

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Badly worn large stone slab, originally with an inscription along the edge, a coat of arms in the centre, and quartered arms in the corners
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 268 x 114 x 0
Date
Year 1496
Specified date 1496/11/10
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification The earliest date of death mentioned on the slab is that of the wife
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 south 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 in the centre of the slab
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 Semicircular shield
Specification
Description of the shield worn away; originally: per pale, I: two addorsed salmons palewise; II: quarterly, 1 and 4: a lion; 2 and 3: semy of fleurs de lys (weggesleten; oorspronkelijk: gedeeld, I: twee afgewende staande zalmen; II: gevierendeeld, 1 en 4: een leeuw; 2 en 3: bezaaid met lelies)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) crest: two addorsed salmons palewise reversed (helmteken: twee omgekeerde afgewende zalmen staande zalmen)
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 Die Borchgreeff-Brant van Grobbendonck
Person details
Person details
  • [5061] Gertruydt Brant van Grobbendonk (female)
  • [5060] Dirck die Borchgreeff (male)
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 High gothic shield
Specification
Description of the shield worn away; originally: two addorsed salmons palewise (weggesleten; oorspronkelijk: twee afgewende staande zalmen)
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 Die Borchgreeff
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The description of the heraldry is based on a manuscript (Hs 1709, 36.1)
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 High gothic shield
Specification
Description of the shield worn away; originally: in chief a lion passant (weggesleten; oorspronkelijk: in een schildhoofd een gaande 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 Bacx
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The description of the heraldry is based on a manuscript (Hs 1709, 36.1)
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 High gothic shield
Specification
Description of the shield worn away; originally: quarterly, I and IV: a lion; II and III: semy of fleurs de lys (weggesleten; oorspronkelijk: gevierendeeld, I en IV: een leeuw; II en III: bezaaid van lelies)
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 Brand
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The description of the heraldry is based on a manuscript (Hs 1709, 36.1)
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 Late gothic shield
Specification
Description of the shield worn away; originally: quarterly, I and IV: per pale, 1. barry of eight; 2. two addorsed salmons palewise; II and III: a lion (weggesleten; oorspronkelijk: gevierendeeld, I en IV: gedeeld, 1. gedwarsbalkt van acht stukken; 2. twee afgewende staande zalmen; II en III: een 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 Heinsberg
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The description of the heraldry is based on a manuscript (Hs 1709, 36.1)

Inscriptions

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription inscription along all four edges of the slab
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Hier leet begraven Dirck die Borchgreeff sterf anno 1519 27ten Juny ende joffrou Gertruydt Brant van Grobbendonck syn huysvrou sterf anno XIIII ende XCVI op Sint Martens avont bidt god voir die siele
Translation
English translation Here lies buried Dirck die Borchgreeff, who died in the year 1519 on 27 June, and mistress Gertruydt Brant van Grobbendonck, his wife, who died in the year 1496 on St Martin's Eve. Pray God for the soul.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Incised Gothic textualis lettering (now virtualy inviible)
Inscription mentioning
Name [5060] Dirck die Borchgreeff (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Name [5061] Gertruydt Brant van Grobbendonk (female)
Sex female
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 5060
Personal details
Name Dirck die Borchgreeff
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1519/06/27
Additional remarks Dirck die Borchgreeff was a son of Dirck de Borchgreve en Margriet Houtappel (Bacx). He was seven times alderman of 's-Hertogenbosch and married to Gertruydt Brant, daughter of the lord of Grobbendonk.
Social standing
Status nobility
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 5061
Personal details
Name Gertruydt Brant van Grobbendonk
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1496/11/10
Additional remarks Gertruydt Brant was a daughter of Arnold Jansz Brant, lord of Grobbendonk, and Katharina van Heinsberg. She was married to Dirck die Borchgreeff.
Social standing
Status nobility
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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