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Floor slab of Antonyne Buyens Willemsdr., Jacob Buyens, Jan Buyens and Cornelie Buyens

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 2872
Name Floor slab of Antonyne Buyens Willemsdr., Jacob Buyens, Jan Buyens and Cornelie Buyens
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Hulst, St. Willibrordusbasiliek
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 later one in the central field
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1500-1575
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [739] St. Willibrordusbasiliek (St Willibrord's Basilica), Hulst
Arguments
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. • No information is available about possible other functions, because the object is too damaged or no photograph is available.
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Antonyne Buyens Willemsdr., Jacob Buyens, Jan Buyens and Cornelie Buyens
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [5466] Cornelie Buyens (female)
  • [5465] Jan Buyens (male)
  • [5464] Jacob Buyens (male)
  • [5463] Antonyne Buyens Willemsdr. (female)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons nuclear family
Relation specification two brothers and two sisters whose date of death is unknown
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 145 x 79 x 0
Completeness Complete
Condition Good
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
  • inscription(s) added
Specification Inscription in Roman majuscules added for a married couple, Herman Piersens (d. 1704) and Marie Ianssen van Berlinckhof (d. 1706)
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Bloys van Treslong Prins, P.C., Genealogische en heraldische gedenkwaardigheden in en uit de kerken der provincie Zeeland (Utrecht 1919), 103; no. 47
  • Oudheidkundige Kring 'De Vier Ambachten', Grafzerken en andere herdenkingstekens, http://www.devierambachten.nl/kring/grafzerken/188.php
Other documentation
Death book of the city of Hulst ('Doodboek der stad Hulst') by W.T. Hattinga, 1762: number 188
Additional remarks
Additional remarks • Incised number: 188. • Information provided by Sarina Hendrikse.

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [2872] Floor slab of Antonyne Buyens Willemsdr., Jacob Buyens, Jan Buyens and Cornelie Buyens

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 later one in the central field
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 145 x 79 x 0
Date
Year 1500-1575
Specified date
Argumentation
  • based on stylistic research
Specification
Additional remarks The fact that the year of death was left incomplete as XVc shows that the person expected to die well before the end of the century; the brothers and sister may already have been dead at that time, perhaps even in childhood.
Holding institution
Holding institution Hulst, St. Willibrordusbasiliek
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution The slab is located in the south aisle, close to the entrance and the wall
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Filiation
Filiation
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 leet begraven Antonyne Buyens Willemsdochter sterf anno XVc [ ] ende Jacob Buyens ende Jan Buyens haer broeders ende Cornelie haer suster.
Translation
English translation Here lies buried Antonyne Buyens Willemsdr., died in the year 15[ ], and Jacob Buyens and Jan Buyens her brothers, and Cornelie her sister.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [5463] Antonyne Buyens Willemsdr. (female)
Sex female
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Name [5465] Jan Buyens (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Name [5466] Cornelie Buyens (female)
Sex female
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Name [5464] Jacob Buyens (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The year of death was probably never added

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 5463
Personal details
Name Antonyne Buyens Willemsdr.
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks Antonyne was the sister of Jacob, Jan and Cornelie Buyens. She died in 15[...].
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 5464
Personal details
Name Jacob Buyens
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks He was the brother of Antonyne Buyens Willemsdr., and Jan and Cornelie Buyens
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 5465
Personal details
Name Jan Buyens
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks He was the brother of Antonyne Buyens Willemsdr., and Jacob and Cornelie Buyens
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 5466
Personal details
Name Cornelie Buyens
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks She was the sister of Antonyne Buyens Willemsdr., and Jacob and Jan Buyens
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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