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Floor slab of Joost Hermans Pelgrom and Oda van Hyselberch, and family

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 2749
Name Floor slab of Joost Hermans Pelgrom and Oda van Hyselberch, and family
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 Stone slab with an inscription along the edge and a central round medallion with two heraldic shields suspended from a ring
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1550-1575
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 Joest Hermanszn. Pelgrom (Joost Hermans Pelgrom) and Oda van Hyselberch, and family
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [5262] Oda van Hyselberch (female)
  • [5261] Joest Hermanszn. Pelgrom (Joost Hermans Pelgrom) (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons extended family (of which one or more members died after 1580)
Relation specification
Additional remarks Oda van Hyselberch died in 1601 and also other inscriptions commemorate members of the Van Hyselberch family who died in the seventeenth century.
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 178 x 85 x 0
Completeness Complete, except for some losses along the edges
Condition Good
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
  • inscription(s) added
Specification Oda van Hyselberch died in 1601 and also other inscriptions commemorate members of the Van Hyselberch family who died in the seventeenth century.
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, 214
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [2749] Floor slab of Joost Hermans Pelgrom and Oda van Hyselberch, and family

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with an inscription along the edge and a central round medallion with two heraldic shields suspended from a ring
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 178 x 85 x 0
Date
Year 1557
Specified date 1557/09/14
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification Joest predeceased his wife Oda by more than forty years
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 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 inside a central round medallion, 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 Early renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield per pale, I: an embattled and counterembattled fess, in chief a bee; II: a mill-rind and in chief a bird (gedeeld, I: een beurtelings gekanteelde dwarsbalk, boven vergezeld van een bij; II: een molenijzer, boven vergezeld van een vogel)
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 Suspended by a ribbon from a ring
Motto
English translation of the motto
Insignia or attributes
Heraldry belonging to
Heraldry belonging to Pelgrom-Ketelaer alias Coenen
Person details
Person details
  • [5261] Joest Hermanszn. Pelgrom (Joost Hermans Pelgrom) (male)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry inside a central round medallion, 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 Early renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield per pale, I: a contourny swan; II: three fishes palewise, 2-1 (gedeeld, I: een omgewende zwaan; II: drie staande vissen, 2-1)
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 Suspended by a ribbon from a ring
Motto
English translation of the motto
Insignia or attributes
Heraldry belonging to
Heraldry belonging to Van Hyselberch-N.N.
Person details
Person details
  • [5262] Oda van Hyselberch (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 along all four edges of the slab
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Hier ligt begraven Joest Hermans Pelgroms soen sterf anno XVc LVII den XIIII september Ende Oda syn huysvrou sterf den 14 september 1601
Translation
English translation Here lies buried Joost, son of Herman Pelgrom, who died in the year 1557 on 14 September. And Oda, his wife, who died on 14 September 1601.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Incised Gothic textualis lettering on a folded banderole
Inscription mentioning
Name [5262] Oda van Hyselberch (female)
Sex female
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Name [5261] Joest Hermanszn. Pelgrom (Joost Hermans Pelgrom) (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 5261
Personal details
Name Joest Hermanszn. Pelgrom (Joost Hermans Pelgrom)
Sex male
Year/date of birth 1510
Year/date of death 1557/09/14
Additional remarks Joest Hermanszn. Pelgrom was a son of Herman Dircx Pelgrom (also buried in St John's church) and his wife Christina Gerit Jacops. Joest was a corn merchant but, unlike other members of his family, he held no civic functions. He was married to Oda van Hyselberch.
Social standing
Status citizen of city
Arguments
  • according to literature
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 5262
Personal details
Name Oda van Hyselberch
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1601/09/14
Additional remarks Oda van Hyselberch was a daughter Willem van Hyselberch, also known as Willem Cuypers van Zevenen. She married Joest Hermanszn. Pelgrom. Their son Herman Pelgrom is also buried in St John's church.
Social standing
Status citizen of city
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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