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Floor slab of Willem Jansen Goebels, Josina Franck Jans, Mariken Goebels, and family

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 2895
Name Floor slab of Willem Jansen Goebels, Josina Franck Jans, Mariken Goebels, 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, 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 1550-1600
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.
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Willem Jansen Goebels, Josina Franck Jans, Mariken Goebels, and family
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [5547] Mariken Goebels (female)
  • [5546] Josina Franck Jans (female)
  • [5545] Willem Jansen Goebels (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons extended family (of which one or more members died after 1580)
Relation specification A married couple with their daughter, and later descendants
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 Meuse limestone
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 189 x 100 x 0
Completeness Minor losses along the edges
Condition Good
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
  • inscription(s) added
Specification Two more descendants were buried in this grave and named on this slab in the later 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, 420
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [2895] Floor slab of Willem Jansen Goebels, Josina Franck Jans, Mariken Goebels, 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, 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 189 x 100 x 0
Date
Year 1558
Specified date 1558/08/09
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification Willem Goebels died prematurely in 1558, long before his wife and daughter
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 choir ambulatory
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 Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Early renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield a mark (een merk)
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 Goebels
Person details
Person details
  • [5545] Willem Jansen Goebels (male)
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 top of the slab beneath the text band
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Ende Mariken syn dochter huysvrou van Willem de Keyser sterf anno 1572 den 26 October
Translation
English translation And Mariken, his daughter, wife of Willem de Keyser, died in the year 1572 on 26 October.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Incised Gothic textualis lettering
Inscription mentioning
Name [5548] Willem Gielis Keysers (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Name [5547] Mariken Goebels (female)
Sex female
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 along the outer left side
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Hier leet begraven Wijlem Jansen Goebels sterf anno 1558 den 9 augustus Ende Josyna syn huysvrou sterf anno 1584 27 mert
Translation
English translation Here lies buried Willem Jansen Goebels died in the year 1558 on 9 August. And Josina, his wife, died in the year 1584 on 27 March.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Incised Gothic textualis lettering on a text band
Inscription mentioning
Name [5546] Josina Franck Jans (female)
Sex female
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Name [5545] Willem Jansen Goebels (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 5545
Personal details
Name Willem Jansen Goebels
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1558/08/09
Additional remarks Willem Jans Goebels was married to Josina Franck Jans. They had at least five children, of whom one daughter (Mariken) was buried with her parents. His profession is unknown, but in 1549/50 he was dean of the local archers' company.
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 5546
Personal details
Name Josina Franck Jans
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1584/03/27
Additional remarks Josina Franck Jans was married to Willem Jans Goebels. They had at least five children, of whom one daughter (Mariken) was buried with her parents.
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 5547
Personal details
Name Mariken Goebels
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1572/10/26
Additional remarks Mariken was a daughter of Willem Jansen Goebels and Josina Franck Jans. She was married to Willem Gielis Keysers or de Keyser, but was buried with her father when she died.
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 5548
Personal details
Name Willem Gielis Keysers
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks Willem Gielis Keysers (or: de Keyser) was married to Mariken Goebels.
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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