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Tomb monument of Jan III van Egmond and Magdalena van Waardenburg (fragment(s))

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 3148
Name Tomb monument of Jan III van Egmond and Magdalena van Waardenburg (fragment(s))
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Egmond aan den Hoef, Slotkapel
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb monument
Short description Fragment of a stone tomb monument: a slab (now integrated in the floor) which originallly served as the upper or lower part of a tomb
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1500-1550
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [929] St. Catharinakapel (Slotkapel) (St Catherine's Chapel (Castle Chapel)), Egmond aan den Hoef
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. • 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 Jan III van Egmond and Magdalena van Waardenburg
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [1335] Jan III van Egmond, First Count of Egmond (male)
  • [1338] Magdalena van Waardenburg (female)
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)
  • brass (copper alloy)
  • stone
Specification blue limestone; brass
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 250 x 150 x 0
Completeness Incomplete: a fragment. Originally the upper or lower part of a tomb monument.
Condition
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
  • other
Specification The brass frame is a modern addition
Additional remarks The dimensions are estimates
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Belonje, J.; Bloys van Treslong Prins, P.C., Genealogische en heraldische gedenkwaardigheden in en uit de kerken der provincie Noord-Holland. Deel III Eenigenburg tot Hoorn (Noorderkerk) (Utrecht 1929), 24-25
  • Holterman, Bart, Representations of Jerusalem pilgrims, http://staticweb.hum.uu.nl/memo/jerusalem/pages/graves.html
Other documentation
SKKN: inv. no. 4853-76, photo no. 4853-76_1
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The tomb monument showed the brass gisants of Jan III van Egmond and his wife Magdalena van Waardenburg. The monument was known as 'het ledikantje' (the little bedstead).

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [3148] Tomb monument of Jan III van Egmond and Magdalena van Waardenburg (fragment(s))

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Fragment of a stone tomb monument: a slab (now integrated in the floor) which originallly served as the upper or lower part of a tomb
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 250 x 150 x 0
Date
Year 1500-1550
Specified date
Argumentation
  • date of death (from other sources)
Specification dates of death of Jan III van Egmond (d.1516) and Magdalena van Waardenburg (d.1538)
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Egmond aan den Hoef, Slotkapel
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution The fragment is located in the back of the choir
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Filiation
Filiation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 1335
Personal details
Name Jan III van Egmond, First Count of Egmond
Sex male
Year/date of birth 1438-1441
Year/date of death 1516/08/21
Additional remarks Nicknamed 'Manke Jan' (Crippled Jan). Born in Hattem, died in Egmond. Son of Willem van Egmond and Walburga van Meurs. Husband of Magdalena van Waardenburg. Father of Jan IV van Egmond, Second Count of Egmond, and of Joris (George) van Egmond, bishop of Utrecht.
Social standing
Status nobility
Arguments
  • according to literature
Specification Lord of Baer, Lathum, Hoogwoude, Aarstwoude and Purmerend; Count of Egmond; stadtholder of Holland, Zeeland and West-Friesland
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 1338
Personal details
Name Magdalena van Waardenburg
Sex female
Year/date of birth 1464
Year/date of death 1538
Additional remarks Also known as Magdalena van Werdenburg, Werdenberg or Waardenborgh. Wife of Jan III van Egmond, First Count of Egmond. Mother of Jan IV van Egmond, Second Count of Egmond, and of bishop Joris (George) van Egmond. Cousin of Maximilian of Austria.
Social standing
Status nobility
Arguments
  • according to literature
Specification Countess of Werdenberg and Egmond
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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