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Floor slab of Douwe(?) van Juwinga (Jongema)

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 307
Name Floor slab of Douwe(?) van Juwinga (Jongema)
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Bolsward, Martinikerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Stone slab with effaced allied arms held by putti under a Renaissance arch, a worn inscription below, an inscription along the edge, and roundels with effaced allied arms in the corners
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1525-1575
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [695] Franciscanen (Broerekerk, Kleine Kerk) (Convent of Franciscan Friars (Broerekerk, Kleine Kerk)), Bolsward
Arguments
Specification Original institution uncertain, either the Martinikerk or the Broerekerk
Original institution [665] Grote of St. Martinuskerk (Martinikerk) (St Martin's Church (Martinikerk)), Bolsward
Arguments
Specification Original institution uncertain, either the Martinikerk or the Broerekerk
Still in original institution? unknown
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 The Martinikerk houses floor slabs that originate from three different churches: the Martinikerk and the Broerekerk in Bolsward (the latter was destroyed by fire in 1980) and the former Elandskerk in Amsterdam.
Memorial piece
Function
Specification
Additional remarks
Memorial monument or floor slab
Function liturgical/religious; no information on possible other functions
Grave findings
Additional remarks 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 Douwe(?) van Juwinga (Jongema)
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [437] Douwe(?) van Juwinga (Jongema) (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons not applicable (only one person mentioned/depicted)
Relation specification
Additional remarks Identification based on the depicted heraldry, the inscription and genealogical information
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 171 x 100 x 0
Completeness Incomplete: losses along the edges
Condition The slab is damaged and badly worn. The inscription in the lower section of the slab is illegible; the inscription along the edge is hard to read.
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
  • heraldry removed
Specification The heraldry has been effaced
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Martinikerk Bolsward, Graven in de Martinikerk, http://martinikerkbolsward.nl/martinikerk/gravenindemartinikerk; Section 14, number 5
  • Walle, Hessel de, Friezen uit vroeger eeuwen; Opschriften uit Friesland, 1280-1811 (Franeker 2007), 75; no. 457
  • Wierstra, Simon, Genealogische bestanden van de oude Friese adel en aanverwante families tot 1800, http://www.simonwierstra.nl/index6.htm
Other documentation
SKKN: inv. no. 8833-9
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [307] Floor slab of Douwe(?) van Juwinga (Jongema)

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with effaced allied arms held by putti under a Renaissance arch, a worn inscription below, an inscription along the edge, and roundels with effaced allied arms in the corners
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 171 x 100 x 0
Date
Year 1553
Specified date 1553/07/11
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Bolsward, Martinikerk
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 north aisle
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, left shield
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Allied arms (2 coats of arms in 2 shields, respecting each other)
Specification
Shape of the shield Late renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield effaced but still recognisable: per pale, I: the Friesian eagle; II: per fess, A: three lozenges or fleurs-de-lys, 2-1; B: three scallop shells, 2-1(uitgekapt maar nog herkenbaar: gedeeld, I: de Friese adelaar; II: doorsneden, A: drie ruiten of lelies, 2-1; B: drie St. Jacobsschelpen, 2-1)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) crest: an issuant stag (helmteken: een uitkomend hert)
Remarks
Additional parts of the achievement
Type of supporter
  • One or two mythical figures (angels or putti)
Specification A putto
Motto
English translation of the motto
Insignia or attributes
Heraldry belonging to
Heraldry belonging to Juwinga (Jongema)
Person details
Person details
  • [6354] Tjaard van Juwinga (Jongema) (male)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the centre, right shield
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Allied arms (2 coats of arms in 2 shields, respecting each other)
Specification
Shape of the shield Lozenge shield
Specification
Description of the shield effaced but still recognisable: a hart couchant between three combs, 2-1 (uitgehakt maar nog herkenbaar: een liggend hert, vergezeld van drie kammen, 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 A putto
Motto
English translation of the motto
Insignia or attributes
Heraldry belonging to
Heraldry belonging to Cammingha
Person details
Person details
  • [97] Katryn van Kammingha (Catharina van Cammingha) (female)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry upper left corner, left shield
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Allied arms (2 coats of arms in 2 shields, respecting each other)
Specification
Shape of the shield Late renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield effaced (uitgekapt)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) crest: an issuant contourny stag (helmteken: een uitkomend omgewend hert)
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 Juwinga (Jongema)
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 upper left corner, right shield
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Allied arms (2 coats of arms in 2 shields, respecting each other)
Specification
Shape of the shield Lozenge shield
Specification
Description of the shield effaced (uitgekapt)
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 lower left corner, left shield
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Allied arms (2 coats of arms in 2 shields, respecting each other)
Specification
Shape of the shield Late renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield effaced (uitgekapt)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) crest: unclear (helmteken: onduidelijk)
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 lower left corner, right shield
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Allied arms (2 coats of arms in 2 shields, respecting each other)
Specification
Shape of the shield Lozenge shield
Specification
Description of the shield effaced (uitgekapt)
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 upper right corner, left shield
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Allied arms (2 coats of arms in 2 shields, respecting each other)
Specification
Shape of the shield Late renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield effaced (uitgekapt)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) crest: an issuant lion (helmteken: een uitkomende leeuw)
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 upper right corner, right shield
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Allied arms (2 coats of arms in 2 shields, respecting each other)
Specification
Shape of the shield Lozenge shield
Specification
Description of the shield effaced (uitgekapt)
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 Leeggekapt, met schilddrager
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry lower right corner, left shield
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Allied arms (2 coats of arms in 2 shields, respecting each other)
Specification
Shape of the shield Late renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield effaced (uitgekapt)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) crest: unclear (helmteken: onduidelijk)
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 Helm met wrong, teken ?, dekkleden, leeggehakt all wapen
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry lower right corner, right shield
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Allied arms (2 coats of arms in 2 shields, respecting each other)
Specification
Shape of the shield Lozenge shield
Specification
Description of the shield effaced (uitgekapt)
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 Int iaer ons [Heren MVc ende] LIII, den X[I] dach iuly, sterf Dou[...] [...]ghem[.] [...] ende [...] begraven.
Translation
English translation In the year of Our Lord 1553, on the 11th day of July, died Dou[...] [Jongema] [...] and buried [...].
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Raised Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [437] Douwe(?) van Juwinga (Jongema) (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The inscription is worn
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription in the lower section of the slab (on fictive drapery)
Language(s)
Languages
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription
Translation
English translation
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out
Inscription mentioning
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The inscription is completely worn away. It probably consisted of a scriptural passage or motto in Latin.

Decorations

Indication of part
Indication of the part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
  • angels, putti or cherubs
  • flowers/plants
  • fruit
  • draperies
  • architectural decorations
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 97
Personal details
Name Katryn van Kammingha (Catharina van Cammingha)
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1546/03/01
Additional remarks Daughter of Wytze van Cammingha and Rints van Minnema. Catharina was married to Tjaard van Juwinga (Jongema). The couple had at least two children: Rints and Douwe.
Social standing
Status nobility
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 437
Personal details
Name Douwe(?) van Juwinga (Jongema)
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1553/07/11
Additional remarks Son of Tjaard van Juwinga (Jongema) and Catharina van Cammingha
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 6354
Personal details
Name Tjaard van Juwinga (Jongema)
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1557/10/29
Additional remarks Son of Goslick van Juwinga (Jongema) and Ydt van Harinxma. Tjaard was married to: 1) Catharina van Cammingha, and 2) Jel van Dekema. He had at least two children from his first marriage (Rints and Douwe) and four prematurely deceased children from his second marriage.
Social standing
Status nobility and patriciate
Arguments
  • mentioned in the inscription
Specification squire ('jonker'); alderman in Bolsward
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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