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Floor slab of Cornelis Franses and Wybe Hoitinga, and family

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 310
Name Floor slab of Cornelis Franses and Wybe Hoitinga, and family
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 inscriptions and allied arms hanging from a branch in the centre, an inscription along the edge, and roundels with heraldic shields in the corners
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1550-1600
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [665] Grote of St. Martinuskerk (Martinikerk) (St Martin's Church (Martinikerk)), Bolsward
Arguments
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
Specification Stone slabs that are incised with Arabic numerals originate from the Martinikerk
Still in original institution? yes
Location inside the institution
In situ? no
(Probable) original location
  • in the church/chapel (exact location unknown)
Argumentation
Related memorial objects in the same institution
Additional remarks (original location) Over time, many slabs were relocated within the church
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 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 Cornelis Franszoon (Cornelis Franses) and Wibe Hoitingha (Wybe Hoitinga), and family
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [440] Wibe Hoitingha (Wybe Hoitinga) (male)
  • [441] Cornelis Franszoon (Cornelis Franses) (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons extended family (of which one or more members died after 1580)
Relation specification The relation between Wybe and Cornelis is unclear
Additional remarks Inscriptions added for family members of Wybe (by marriage), who died after 1580
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
Completeness Complete
Condition The slab is badly worn: parts of the inscriptions are illegible. Several breaks.
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
  • inscription(s) added
  • heraldry added
Specification Inscriptions added in the central field, commemorating Dye Sipkes Domna (d. 1682), his wife Wietske Fongers Hoitinga (d. 1694), their daughter Tjitske Dyes Domna (d. 1728) and an unknown person (d.?). The allied arms were probably added later as well: its shields are depicted upside down compared to the heraldic shields in the corners. The allied arms are flanked by the initials(?) 'F.I.H.' and 'A.P.D.'.
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; 'Grafzerken buiten', number 7
  • Walle, Hessel de, Friezen uit vroeger eeuwen; Opschriften uit Friesland, 1280-1811 (Franeker 2007), 75-76; no. 460
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Incised number: 103

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [310] Floor slab of Cornelis Franses and Wybe Hoitinga, and family

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with inscriptions and allied arms hanging from a branch in the centre, an inscription along the edge, and roundels with heraldic shields in the corners
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth
Date
Year 1561
Specified date 1561/12/12
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification earliest date of death given on the slab, that of Wybe Hoitinga
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 outside the church
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, on the left
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Allied arms (2 coats of arms in 2 shields, respecting each other)
Specification
Shape of the shield Early accolade shield
Specification
Description of the shield worn away (afgesleten)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling)
Remarks 'F.I.H.' to the left of the shield
Additional parts of the achievement
Type of supporter
  • Other (guige or band, tree, branch)
Specification Hanging from a branch
Motto
English translation of the motto
Insignia or attributes
Heraldry belonging to
Heraldry belonging to
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The allied arms were probably added later
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the centre, on the right
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 worn away (afgesleten)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling)
Remarks 'A.P.D.' to the right of the shield
Additional parts of the achievement
Type of supporter
  • Other (guige or band, tree, branch)
Specification Hanging from a branch
Motto
English translation of the motto
Insignia or attributes
Heraldry belonging to
Heraldry belonging to
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The allied arms were probably added later
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the upper left corner, inside a roundel
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Late 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
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, inside a roundel
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Late 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
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, inside a roundel
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Late renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield worn away (afgesleten)
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, inside a roundel
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Late renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield worn away (afgesleten)
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 jaer [Ons Heeren 1576], den 1 februari, sterf de eersamen Cornelis Franszoon. [...] LXI, den XII decembris, sterf den eerbaren Wibe Hoitingha.
Translation
English translation In the year [of Our Lord 1576], the 1st of February, died the honourable Cornelis Franses. [...] [15]61, the 12th of December, died the honourable Wybe Hoitinga.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Raised Roman majuscules
Inscription mentioning
Name [441] Cornelis Franszoon (Cornelis Franses) (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Name [440] Wibe Hoitingha (Wybe Hoitinga) (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 440
Personal details
Name Wibe Hoitingha (Wybe Hoitinga)
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1561/12/12
Additional remarks
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 441
Personal details
Name Cornelis Franszoon (Cornelis Franses)
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1576/02/01
Additional remarks
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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