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Floor slab of Hadewich Kemp and family

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 2834
Name Floor slab of Hadewich Kemp 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 worn stone slab with a centrally placed quatrefoil with the figure of an angel holding a shield, successive inscriptions, and quatrefoil medallions with the evangelist symbols in the corners
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1500-1550
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 Hadewich Keymp and family
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [5429] Geert Kemp (male)
  • [5428] Ermgard Willem vanden Bosch (female)
  • [5432] Dorothea Kemp (female)
  • [5431] Arnt Kemp (the younger) (male)
  • [5430] Christoffel Kemp (male)
  • [5426] Hadewich Kemp (female)
  • [5433] Hadewich Kemp (female)
  • [5427] Arnt Kemp (the elder) (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons extended family
Relation specification
Additional remarks Three generations
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 257 x 128 x 0
Completeness Losses along the edges
Condition Broken, damaged and worn
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
  • inscription(s) added
Specification More inscriptions to deceased relatives were added throughout the sixteenth 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, 386
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [2834] Floor slab of Hadewich Kemp and family

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Large worn stone slab with a centrally placed quatrefoil with the figure of an angel holding a shield, successive inscriptions, and quatrefoil medallions with the evangelist symbols in the corners
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 257 x 128 x 0
Date
Year 1505
Specified date 1505/05/24
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 outer aisle of the choir
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 quatrefoil medallion
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 three banded horns, 2-1 (drie beslagen 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 Half-length standing angel
Motto
English translation of the motto
Insignia or attributes
Heraldry belonging to
Heraldry belonging to Kemp
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Inscriptions

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription across the lower part of the slab, beneath the quatrefoil medallion
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Ende Haedewich Kemp, huysvrouwe Jacops Tynaegels, sterf anno 1553 den 28 Septembris. Ende Thorothea Kemp, huysvrouwe M[agister] Frans van Breugel, sterf anno [1552 den 21 A]pril.
Translation
English translation And Hadewich Kemp, wife of Jacob Tijnagel, died in the year 1553 on 28 September. And Dorothea Kemp, wife of master Frans van Breugel, died in the year 1552 on 21 April.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Incised Gothic textualis lettering, rather crudely carved and now illegible in parts
Inscription mentioning
Name [5432] Dorothea Kemp (female)
Sex female
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Name [5435] Frans Arnt Peters van Breugel (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is used as a reference
Name [5433] Hadewich Kemp (female)
Sex female
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Name [5436] Jacob Hugemans Tijnagel (Tengnagel) (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is used as a reference
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Inscription partly reconstructed (with amendments) based on the transcription in MS 1709 37.1
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription in the inner band of inscriptions along all four edges of the slab and continuing across the top
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Hier leet begraven Ha[dewich], Gherit Keymp huysvrouwe was, die sterf int jaer XVc ende [V] den [XXIIII] dach in mey. Ende Aert Kemp, hoer soen, sterf den XXIIII dach January anno XVc XX. Ermgart, zyn huysvrouwe, sterf anno XVc XXXI op den XIII septembris. Meester Geert Kemp, haer zoen, canonick, sterf des anderen daigs daer nae. Ende Cristoffel Kemp, hoer soen, sterf anno XVc XLIII den VIII dach aprilis.
Translation
English translation Here lies buried Hadewich, wife of Gerit Kemp, who died in the year 1505 on the 24th day in May. And Arnt Kemp, her son, died on the 24th day of January in the year 1520. Ermgard, his wife, died in the year 1531 on the 13th of September. Master Geert Kemp, her son, canon, died two days later. And Christoffel Kemp, her son, died in the year 1543 on the 8th day of April.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Incised Gothic textualis lettering
Inscription mentioning
Name [5426] Hadewich Kemp (female)
Sex female
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Name [5434] Gerit Kemp (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is used as a reference
Name [5429] Geert Kemp (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Name [5428] Ermgard Willem vanden Bosch (female)
Sex female
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Name [5427] Arnt Kemp (the elder) (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Name [5430] Christoffel Kemp (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Inscription partly reconstructed (with amendments) based on the transcription in MS 1709 37.1
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription in the outer band of inscriptions along the edges of the slab
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription [Aert Kemp A]ertss 1560
Translation
English translation Arnt Kemp Arntszn, 1560.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out
Inscription mentioning
Name [5431] Arnt Kemp (the younger) (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Now virtually illegible

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 the evangelist symbols in low relief
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 5426
Personal details
Name Hadewich Kemp
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1505/05/24
Additional remarks Hadewich was married to Gerit Kemp; her maiden name is not known. Both were ordinary members of the Illustrious Confraternity of Our Lady. After Gerit's death in 1483/4 Hadewich purchased citizenship in 's-Hertogenbosch in 1486.
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 5427
Personal details
Name Arnt Kemp (the elder)
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1521/01/24
Additional remarks Arnt Kemp was a son of Hadewich and Gerit Kemp. In 1490 he was an alderman of the city and in 1513/4 he was provost of the Illustrious Confraternity of Our Lady. His wife was Ermgard, daughter of master Willem vanden Bosch and Elsbena Bolcx. They had at least eight children.
Social standing
Status patriciate
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 5428
Personal details
Name Ermgard Willem vanden Bosch
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1529/09/18
Additional remarks Ermgard was a daughter of master Willem vanden Bosch and Elsbena Bolcx. Her husband was Arnt Kemp, son of Hadewich and Gerit Kemp. They had at least eight children. Her date of death is no longer legible, but probably read 18 September 1529.
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 5429
Personal details
Name Geert Kemp
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1529/09/19
Additional remarks Gerit or Geert Kemp was a son of Arnt Kemp and his wife Ermgard Willem vanden Bosch. Together with his brother Jan he became a student at Louvain and a year later he was appointed canon of St John's church. He had several illegitimate children by different mothers.
Social standing
Status secular clergy
Arguments
  • mentioned in the inscription
  • according to literature
Specification
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy canon
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Personal identification number
Personal identification number 5430
Personal details
Name Christoffel Kemp
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1543/04/08
Additional remarks Christoffel Kemp was a son of Arnt Kemp and his wife Ermgard Willem vanden Bosch. Christoffel was a cloth merchant and several times dean of his trade guild. He was a sworn brother of the Illustrious Confraternity of Our Lady. He was survived by his second wife, Christina van de Laerschot.
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 5431
Personal details
Name Arnt Kemp (the younger)
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1560
Additional remarks Arnt Kemp was born in 1512/3 to Arnt Kemp and his wife Ermgard Willem vanden Bosch. He married three times: first Zegerken Bloemaerts, secondly Heylwich Ghysselen and thirdly Helena Donck. By his first wife he had a daughter named Maria, who was still alive in 1624; there was also a son named Hans, who was buried in his mother's family grave.
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 5432
Personal details
Name Dorothea Kemp
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1552/04/21
Additional remarks Thorothea or Dorothea was a daughter of Arnt Kemp and his wife Ermgard Willem vanden Bosch. She was married to Frans Arnt Peters van Breugel.
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 5433
Personal details
Name Hadewich Kemp
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1553/09/28
Additional remarks Hadewich was a daughter of Arnt Kemp and his wife Ermgard Willem vanden Bosch. She married Jacob Hugemans Tijnagel or Tengnagel, whom she survived.
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 5434
Personal details
Name Gerit Kemp
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks Gerit Kemp was married to Hadewich, who died in 1505 and was buried in St John's church, 's-Hertogenbosch. Gherit himself died in Breugel in 1483/4. Both were ordinary members of the Illustrious Confraternity of Our Lady from 1449/50 on.
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 5435
Personal details
Name Frans Arnt Peters van Breugel
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks Frans was married to Thorothea or Dorothea Kemp, daughter of Arnt Kemp and Ermgard Willem vanden Bosch, who died on 21 April 1552 and who was married in St John's church in 's-Hertogenbosch.
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 5436
Personal details
Name Jacob Hugemans Tijnagel (Tengnagel)
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks Jacob was married to Hadewich, daughter of Arnt Kemp and Ermgard Willem vanden Bosch, who died on 28 September 1553 as Jacob's widow.
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
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