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Floor slab of Dirick Henricx van Tulden, his first and third wives, and his son Henrick

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 2790
Name Floor slab of Dirick Henricx van Tulden, his first and third wives, and his son Henrick
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, quatrefoil medallions with evangelist symbols in the corners, and a centrally placed round medallion with a heraldic shield
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? probably 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 Dirick Henricx van Tulden, his first and third wives, and his son Henrick
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [5331] Katelijn (Catharina) Willems van Cuyck (female)
  • [5330] Richmoet Willems (female)
  • [5329] Dierck Hanryckx van Tulden (Dirick Henricx van Tulden) (male)
  • [5328] Hanryck (Henrick) van Tulden (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons a person with his/her successive spouses (and their family/families)
Relation specification A man with his two wives and one son
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
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 185 x 97 x 0
Completeness Complete
Condition Good
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
  • inscription(s) added
  • heraldry added
Specification The later inscription to Geeraert van Tulden was changed into 'Geeraert van Asten' in the later seventeenth century, while the original Van Tulden arms on the shield were turned into a Van Asten-Van Tulden marshalled arms
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, 318
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [2790] Floor slab of Dirick Henricx van Tulden, his first and third wives, and his son Henrick

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with an inscription along the edge, quatrefoil medallions with evangelist symbols in the corners, and a centrally placed round medallion with a heraldic shield
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 185 x 95 x 0
Date
Year 1548
Specified date 1548/06/14
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification The earliest date of death mentioned is that of Dirick Henricx van Tulden's first wife, Rychmoet
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 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 round medallion
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: per fess, A: triple barrelets, in a chief two buckles; B: a mill-rind; II: three triple barrelets and a chief (gedeeld, I: doorsneden, A: een drielingsbalk, in een schildhoofd twee gespen; B: een molenijzer; II: drie drielingsbalken en een schildhoofd)
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 Asten-Van Tulden
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Originally an undivided shield showing the Van Tulden arms. In the 17th century the shield was turned into a marshalled arms by adding the buckles and mill-rind of the Van Asten family to the left half.

Inscriptions

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription across the top of the slab, underneath the outer text band
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Ende Katelijn syn leste huysvrou sterf anno 1556 3 octobris ende Hanryck syn soen
Translation
English translation And Catharina, his last wife, died in the year 1556 on 3 October, and Henrick, his son.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Incised Gothic textualis lettering
Inscription mentioning
Name [5331] Katelijn (Catharina) Willems van Cuyck (female)
Sex female
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Name [5328] Hanryck (Henrick) van Tulden (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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 and continuing across the top
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Hier leet begraven Dierck Hanryckx van Tulden sterf anno 1557 den X februarij en Richmoet syn huysvrou sterf anno 1548 den XIIII Junij
Translation
English translation Here lies buried Dirick Henricx van Tulden, died in the year 1557 on 10 February, and Richmoet, his wife, died in the year 1548 on 14 June.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Incised Gothic textualis lettering on a text band
Inscription mentioning
Name [5330] Richmoet Willems (female)
Sex female
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Name [5329] Dierck Hanryckx van Tulden (Dirick Henricx van Tulden) (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 5328
Personal details
Name Hanryck (Henrick) van Tulden
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks Henrick was a son of Dirick Henricx van Tulden and his first wife Richmoet, daughter of Gerit Gerits or Gerit Willems. He died very young.
Social standing
Status
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 5329
Personal details
Name Dierck Hanryckx van Tulden (Dirick Henricx van Tulden)
Sex male
Year/date of birth 1521
Year/date of death 1558/02/10
Additional remarks Dirick van Tulden was born around 1521 to butcher Henrick Jans van Tulden and his second wife Catharina Henricx van Petershem. He was among the wealthiest citizens of 's-Hertogenbosch and was married three times: first to Richmoet, daughter of Gerit Gerits or Gerit Willems; secondly to Geertruyt, daughter of organ builder Henrick Nyhoff, who had died by 1553; and thirdly Catharina Willems van Cuyck.
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 5330
Personal details
Name Richmoet Willems
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1548
Additional remarks Richmoet was a daughter of Gerit Gerits or Gerit Willems. She was the first wife of Dirick Henricx van Tulden. Their son Henrick, who was buried with them, died young.
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 5331
Personal details
Name Katelijn (Catharina) Willems van Cuyck
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1556/10/03
Additional remarks Catharina Willems van Cuyck was the third wife of Dirick Henricx van Tulden.
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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