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Floor slab of Jan Mathijs Pijnappel and Judoca Zeger, and family

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 2777
Name Floor slab of Jan Mathijs Pijnappel and Judoca Zeger, 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 Large stone slab with an inscription along the edge, quatrefoil medallions with evangelist symbols in the corners, and a standing angel holding two shields in a central niche
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 Jan Mathijs Pijnappel and Judoca Zeger, and family
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [5310] Joestken (Judoca) Zeger (female)
  • [5309] Jan Matheussz. (Mathijs) Pijnappel (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons extended family (of which one or more members died after 1580)
Relation specification
Additional remarks Later inscriptions commemorate some of the couple's descendants, a son and his wife (d. 1610 and 1610) and a granddaughter and her husband (d. 1625 and 1644).
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 232 x 122 x 0
Completeness Complete
Condition Somewhat worn in places
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
  • inscription(s) added
Specification Later inscriptions commemorate some of the couple's descendants
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, 291
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [2777] Floor slab of Jan Mathijs Pijnappel and Judoca Zeger, and family

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Large stone slab with an inscription along the edge, quatrefoil medallions with evangelist symbols in the corners, and a standing angel holding two shields in a central niche
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 232 x 122 x 0
Date
Year 1548
Specified date 1548/02/04
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification The earliest date of death mentioned is that of Jan Mathijs Pijnappel
Additional remarks The year 1547 (old style) is 1548 (new style)
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 transept
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 niche, 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 three fesses, in a chief three pine cones (drie dwarsbalken, in een schildhoofd drie pijnappels)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling)
Remarks
Additional parts of the achievement
Type of supporter
  • One or two mythical figures (angels or putti)
Specification A standing angel
Motto
English translation of the motto
Insignia or attributes
Heraldry belonging to
Heraldry belonging to Pijnappel
Person details
Person details
  • [5309] Jan Matheussz. (Mathijs) Pijnappel (male)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The three fesses may oiginally have been three triple barrelets (drie drielingsbalken)
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry inside a central niche, 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 fess, A: (a six-pointed star between?) three roses, 2-1; B: a heart or a reversed linden leaf between three contourny horns, 2-1 (doorsneden, A: (een zespuntige ster vergezeld van?) drie rozen, 2-1; B: een hart of een omgekeerd lindeblad vergezeld van drie omgewende hoorns, 2-1)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling)
Remarks
Additional parts of the achievement
Type of supporter
  • One or two mythical figures (angels or putti)
Specification A standing angel
Motto
English translation of the motto
Insignia or attributes
Heraldry belonging to
Heraldry belonging to Stooters
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The mother of Judoca Zeger was a member of the Stooters family

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 leet begraven Jan Matheussz Pijnappel sterf anno 1547 [i.e. 1548] den 4 february Ende Joestken syn huysvrou sterf anno 53 den 9 augusti
Translation
English translation Here lies buried Jan Mathijs Pijnappel, who died in the year 1547 [i.e. 1548] on 4 February. And Judoca, his wife, who died in the year [15)53 on 9 August.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Incised Gothic textualis lettering on a text band
Inscription mentioning
Name [5310] Joestken (Judoca) Zeger (female)
Sex female
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Name [5309] Jan Matheussz. (Mathijs) Pijnappel (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) Quatrefoil medallions with evangelist symbols in low relief
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 5309
Personal details
Name Jan Matheussz. (Mathijs) Pijnappel
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1548/02/04
Additional remarks Jan was a son of Jan Mathijs Pijnappel and Goedelt van den Broeck (also van Broeckhoven). In 1499 his father declared him emancipated, i.e. qualified to trade. He was married to Judoca, daughter of Joost Zeger Jan Elias and Christina Lambert Stoters.
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
Personal identification number
Personal identification number 5310
Personal details
Name Joestken (Judoca) Zeger
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1553/08/09
Additional remarks Joestken, Joostken or Judoca was a daughter of Joost Zeger Jan Elias and Christina Lambert Stoters. She was married to Jan Mathijs Pijnappel.
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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