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Floor slab of Peter Moliaert and family

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 3149
Name Floor slab of Peter Moliaert and family
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Zaltbommel, Grote of St. Maartenskerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Broken stone slab with an inscription on separate banderoles along the edge, a heraldic shield in the centre, and two later inscriptions; the left side of the slab missing
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1500-1525
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [29] Grote of St. Maartenskerk (St Martin's Church), Zaltbommel
Arguments
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 Peter Moliaert and family
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [5834] Peter Moliaert (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons extended family (of which one or more members died after 1580)
Relation specification
Additional remarks Possibly members of the same family: two late inscriptions commemorate a Jan Moliaert (d. 1625) and his daughter Judick (d. 1623). The slab (and grave?) may have remained in the family.
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 Blue hardstone
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 213 x 99 x 0
Completeness The left side of the slab appears to be missing; also minor losses along the edges and break lines
Condition The top right corner is broken and damaged; some wear in places but overall good otherwise
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
  • inscription(s) added
Specification Two inscriptions commemorate Jan Moliaert (d. 1625) and his daughter Judick (d. 1623)
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Bams, W., Het Necrologium van de Sint-Maartenskerk te Zaltbommel (1312-1569) (Zaltbommel, Streekarchief Bommelerwaard ), 12
  • Bloys van Treslong Prins, P.C., Genealogische en heraldische gedenkwaardigheden in de kerken van Gelderland, De Wapenheraut 22 (1918), 3-544, 208-209
  • Muschart, R.T., De Grafzerken in de St. Maartenskerk te Zaltbommel, Gelre 46 (1943), , 199-200
  • Zalm, Peter van der, Het Wapenalbum Bommelerwaard, http://www.streekarchiefbommelerwaard.nl; Discussion of the Moliaert family heraldry
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Information provided by Peter van der Zalm

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [3149] Floor slab of Peter Moliaert and family

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Broken stone slab with an inscription on separate banderoles along the edge, a heraldic shield in the centre, and two later inscriptions; the left side of the slab missing
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 213 x 99 x 0
Date
Year 1517
Specified date 1517/01/25
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Zaltbommel, Grote of St. Maartenskerk
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution The slab is situated on the east side of the south 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 of the slab
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 Early renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield per pale, I: a contourny palewise fish; II: a two-headed eagle (gedeeld, I: een omgewende rechtop geplaatste vis (Moliaert); II: een dubbele adelaar)
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 Peter Moliaert
Person details
Person details
  • [5834] Peter Moliaert (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 along the top, right and bottom edges of the slab
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Hier leet beg[raven] Peter Moliert die sterf anno 1517 den XXV january
Translation
English translation Here lies buried Peter Moliaert, who died in the year 1517 on the 25th of January.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Raised Gothic textualis lettering on the sunken background of four separate incised banderoles with curling ends; the fourth side is missing
Inscription mentioning
Name [5834] Peter Moliaert (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 5834
Personal details
Name Peter Moliaert
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1517/01/25
Additional remarks Peter Moliaert was an alderman of Zaltbommel in 1511. He was married Judith (Jut or Jutta) van Groesbeeck, with whom he had 19 children; she died in 1540 and was buried in the same church in a separate grave. His death is recorded in the Necrologium of St Martin'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
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