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Floor slab of Gijsbert van der Boekhorst and his wife Maria

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 3049
Name Floor slab of Gijsbert van der Boekhorst and his wife Maria
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Leiden, Stedelijk Museum De Lakenhal
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Large stone slab with a coat of arms and heraldic shields in the centre, an inscription along the edge, and the evangelist symbols in the corners
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1525-1550
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [372] Mariënpoel, Regularissen (Marienpoel Convent, Regular Canonesses), Oegstgeest
Arguments
  • based on research (literature, archival or archaeological research)
Specification According to the museum records (1915 and 1924), this slab was originally situated in the Mariënpoel Monastery from where it was moved in 1585 to the Academy building, which had formerly been the chapel of the convent of the White Nuns. It was discovered there in 1915 during work to the Groot Auditorium.
Still in original institution? no
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 Ghijsbert van der Bochorst and his wife Marrij (Gijsbert van der Boekhorst and his wife Maria)
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [5724] Marrij, wife of Ghijsbert van der Bochorst (Maria, wife of Gijsbert van der Boekhorst) (female)
  • [5723] Ghijsbert van der Bochorst (Gijsbert van der Boekhorst) (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons married couple
Relation specification
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 257 x 143 x 0
Completeness
Condition
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
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 Zuid-Holland, part IIa (Utrecht 1922), 183
  • Buchelius, A., Inscriptiones, http://www.hetutrechtsarchief.nl/, 94
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [3049] Floor slab of Gijsbert van der Boekhorst and his wife Maria

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Large stone slab with a coat of arms and heraldic shields in the centre, an inscription along the edge, and the evangelist symbols in the corners
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 257 x 143 x 0
Date
Year 1535
Specified date 1535/11/17
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification The earliest date of death given on the slab is that of Gijsbert
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Leiden, Stedelijk Museum De Lakenhal
Collection
Collection identifier 941
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution
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 centre
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
Specification
Description of the shield Based on the drawing by Buchelius: per pale, I: a lion rampant; II: per fess, A: a swan; B: a lion rampant (Op basis van de tekening van Buchelius: gedeeld, I: een klimmende leeuw; II: doorsneden, A: een zwaan; B: een klimmende leeuw)
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 der Boekhorst and ?-Van der Boekhorst
Person details
Person details
  • [5724] Marrij, wife of Ghijsbert van der Bochorst (Maria, wife of Gijsbert van der Boekhorst) (female)
  • [5723] Ghijsbert van der Bochorst (Gijsbert van der Boekhorst) (male)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry at the upper left
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield
Specification
Description of the shield Based on the drawing by Buchelius: on a bend three saltirels (Op basis van de tekening van Buchelius: een schuinbalk beladen met drie kruisjes)
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 Bakenesse
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry at the lower left
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield
Specification
Description of the shield Based on the drawing by Buchelius: a fess between three buckles(?), 2-1 (Op basis van de tekening van Buchelius: een dwarsbalk vergezeld van drie gespen(?), 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
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry at the upper right
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield
Specification
Description of the shield Based on the drawing by Buchelius: a lion passant (Op basis van de tekening van Buchelius: een gaande leeuw)
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
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry at the lower right
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield
Specification
Description of the shield Based on the drawing by Buchelius: two addorsed fishes palewise ((Op basis van de tekening van Buchelius: twee staande afgewende vissen)
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
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the upper left corner
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield
Specification
Description of the shield Based on the drawing by Buchelius: a lion rampant (Op basis van de tekening van Buchelius: een klimmende leeuw)
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 der Boekhorst
Person details
Person details
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
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield
Specification
Description of the shield Based on the drawing by Buchelius: three fiddles, 2-1 (Op basis van de tekening van Buchelius: drie violen, 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 Van Zwieten/Swieten
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the upper right corner
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield
Specification
Description of the shield Based on the drawing by Buchelius: a swan (Op basis van de tekening van Buchelius: een zwaan)
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
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the lower right corner
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield
Specification
Description of the shield Based on the drawing by Buchelius: three [?], 2-1 (Op basis van de tekening van Buchelius: drie [?], 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
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 leyt begraven Ghijsbert van der Bochorst ende starf anno XVc XXXVo den XVII dach novembris. Ende Joffrou Marrij, Ghijsbert van der Bochorst wijf was, ende starf anno XVc XLIX den XVIII dach decembris.
Translation
English translation Here lies buried Gijsbert van der Boekhorst and died in the year 1535 on the 17th day of November. And mistress Maria, [who] was Gijsbert van der Boekhorst's wife, and died in the year 1549 on the 18th day of December.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out
Inscription mentioning
Name [5723] Ghijsbert van der Bochorst (Gijsbert van der Boekhorst) (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Name [5724] Marrij, wife of Ghijsbert van der Bochorst (Maria, wife of Gijsbert van der Boekhorst) (female)
Sex female
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Transcription based on P.C Bloys van Treslong Prins

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)
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 5723
Personal details
Name Ghijsbert van der Bochorst (Gijsbert van der Boekhorst)
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1535/11/17
Additional remarks Gijsbert van der Boekhorst was married to Maria, who died in 1549. They couple was originally buried in Mariënpoel Monastery.
Social standing
Status nobility
Arguments
  • identification of the person (portrayed, mentioned in text or owning the coat of arms)
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 5724
Personal details
Name Marrij, wife of Ghijsbert van der Bochorst (Maria, wife of Gijsbert van der Boekhorst)
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1549/12/18
Additional remarks Maria was married to Gijsbert van der Boekhorst, who died in 1535. The couple was originally buried in Mariënpoel Monastery.
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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