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Floor slab of Embertus Peters van Grinsven van Geffen, Aleid Lamberts, and family

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 2920
Name Floor slab of Embertus Peters van Grinsven van Geffen, Aleid Lamberts, 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 successive inscriptions and quartered arms in the corners
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: see Commemorated party
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Embertus Peters van Grinsven van Geffen, Aleid Lamberts, and family
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [5580] Daniel Anthonis Colen (male)
  • [5559] Aleyt Lamberts Thomas (female)
  • [5579] Hillegont van Grinsven (female)
  • [5558] Embertus Peters van Grinsven van Geffen (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 son-in-law
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 202 x 115 x 0
Completeness Complete
Condition Worn
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
  • inscription(s) added
Specification The name Jacobus van Nouhuys was added in the eighteenth 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, 440
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [2920] Floor slab of Embertus Peters van Grinsven van Geffen, Aleid Lamberts, and family

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with successive inscriptions and quartered arms in the corners
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 202 x 115 x 0
Date
Year 1575
Specified date 1575/10/29
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification The earliest date of death mentioned on this slab is that of Aleid Lamberts
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 ambulatory 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 in the upper left corner (lower right corner on the photo)
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Early accolade shield
Specification
Description of the shield a bunch of grapes (een druiventros)
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 Grinsven
Person details
Person details
  • [5558] Embertus Peters van Grinsven van Geffen (male)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the lower left corner (upper right corner on the photo)
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Early accolade shield
Specification
Description of the shield three quatrefoils, 2-1 (drie vierbladen, 2-1)
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 Broessen
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Hillegond Peter Broessen, Eymbert van Grinsven van Geffen's first wife
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the upper right corner (lower left corner on the photo)
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Early accolade shield
Specification
Description of the shield three quatrefoils, 2-1 (drie vierbladen, 2-1)
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 Broessen
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Hillegond Peter Broessen, Eymbert van Grinsven van Geffen's first wife
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the lower right corner (upper left corner on the photo)
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Early accolade shield
Specification
Description of the shield a bunch of grapes (een druiventros)
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 Grinsven
Person details
Person details
  • [5558] Embertus Peters van Grinsven van Geffen (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 upper three lines across the top of the slab
Language(s)
Languages
  • Latin
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Sepulchrum Emberti Petri Grinsven de Geffen decedentis 27 Augusti anno 1576.
Translation
English translation Grave of Embertus Peters van Grinsven van Geffen, deceased 27 August in the year 1576
Dutch translation Graf van Embertus Peters van Grinsven van Geffen, gestorven 27 augustus anno 1576.
Lay–out
Lay-out Three lines of incised Gothic textualis lettering
Inscription mentioning
Name [5558] Embertus Peters van Grinsven van Geffen (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 across the centre of the slab
Language(s)
Languages
  • Latin
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Aleidis Lamberti 2de uxoris eius decedentis 29 Octobris anno 1575. Et Hillegundis eorum filia [sic] defuncta [sic] anno 1584 die 13 Iunij. Ac Daniel Antonij Colen huius maritus [sic] qui obiit anno 1580 die Octobris 19.
Translation
English translation [And] of Aleid Lamberts, his second wife, deceased 29 October in the year 1575. And Hillegont, their daughter, deceased in the year 1584 on the 13th day of June. And Daniel Anthonis Colen, her husband, who died in the year 1580 on the 19th day of October.
Dutch translation [En] van Aleid Lamberts, zijn tweede vrouw, gestorven 29 oktober in het jaar 1575. En van Hillegont, hun dochter, gestorven in het jaar 1584 op de 13de dag van juni. En van Daniel Anthonis Colen, haar echtgenoot, die stierf in het jaar 1580 op de 19de dag van oktober.
Lay–out
Lay-out Incised Gothic textualis lettering
Inscription mentioning
Name [5559] Aleyt Lamberts Thomas (female)
Sex female
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Name [5580] Daniel Anthonis Colen (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Name [5579] Hillegont van Grinsven (female)
Sex female
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The inscriptions for Hillegont and her husband are grammatically incongruent with the preceding inscriptions.

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 5558
Personal details
Name Embertus Peters van Grinsven van Geffen
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1576/08/27
Additional remarks Eymbert van Grinsven van Geffen was a son of Peter Eymberts van Griensven (d. 1520) and Hillegonda Jacobs Laureyns. He first married Hillegond Peter Broessen, and after her death he married Aleyt Lamberts Thomas. Eymbert and Aleyt died shortly after one another and were buried in St John's church.
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 5559
Personal details
Name Aleyt Lamberts Thomas
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1575/10/29
Additional remarks Aleyt was the second wife of Eymbert van Grinsven van Geffen. Eymbert and Aleyt died shortly after one another and were buried in St John's church.
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 5579
Personal details
Name Hillegont van Grinsven
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1584/06/13
Additional remarks Hillegont was a daughter of Embertus Peters van Grinsven van Geffen and his second wife Aleid Lamberts. In 1577 she married Daniel Anthonis Colen. She and her husband were buried in her parents' grave in St John's church in 's-Hertogenbosch.
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 5580
Personal details
Name Daniel Anthonis Colen
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1580/10/19
Additional remarks Daniel Anthonis Colen was married to Hillegont, daughter of Embertus Peters van Grinsven van Geffen and his second wife Aleid Lamberts. They were both buried in the grave of Hillegont's parents.
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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