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Floor slab of a husband(?) and wife of the Schoock(?) family

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 3170
Name Floor slab of a husband(?) and wife of the Schoock(?) 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 Worn and broken stone slab with an inscription along the edge, a circular indent with heraldic shield in the centre, and worn later inscription
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1525-1575
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 probably 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 Husband(?) and wife of the Schoock(?) family
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [5875] Wife of a member of the Schoock(?) family (female)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons married couple
Relation specification The mention of the persons in the same inscription and the mention of the woman as being 'the wife of' suggests that the slab commemorated husband and wife
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)
Specification Blue hardstone
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 203 x 101 x 0
Completeness Losses along the edges and break lines; a piece is missing halfway down the left side of the slab
Condition Badly worn and broken in several places
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
  • inscription(s) added
Specification One later inscription above the heraldic roundel is no longer legible
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Muschart, R.T., De Grafzerken in de St. Maartenskerk te Zaltbommel, Gelre 46 (1943), , 227
  • Zalm, Peter van der, Het Wapenalbum Bommelerwaard, http://www.streekarchiefbommelerwaard.nl; Discussion of the Schoock family heraldry
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [3170] Floor slab of a husband(?) and wife of the Schoock(?) family

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Worn and broken stone slab with an inscription along the edge, a circular indent with heraldic shield in the centre, and worn later inscription
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 203 x 101 x 0
Date
Year 1552
Specified date 1552/06/23
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 in the centre 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 inside a circular indent in the centre of the slab
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Early renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield bendy of six, on the second bend a two-headed eagle bendwise (geschuinbalkt van zes stukken, op de tweede balk een dubbele adelaar in de richting van de balk (Schoock))
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 M[...], wife of a member of the Schoock(?) family
Person details
Person details
  • [5875] Wife of a member of the Schoock(?) family (female)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Inscriptions

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription across the upper part of the slab
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription bidt voer die zielen
Translation
English translation Pray for the souls.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out One line of raised Gothic textualis lettering on a sunken text band
Inscription mentioning
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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 [lee]t [begraven ...] ende sterf int jaer M[...] [... hu]ysfrou sterf Anno 1552 den 23 Juny
Translation
English translation Here lies [buried ...] and died in the year 1[...] wife, died in the year 1552 on 23 June.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Raised Gothic textualis lettering on a sunken text band
Inscription mentioning
Name [5875] Wife of a member of the Schoock(?) family (female)
Sex female
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 5875
Personal details
Name Wife of a member of the Schoock(?) family
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1552/06/23
Additional remarks The male shield suggests that the commemorated woman was married into the Schoock family, but no such person could be found for this date in the Necrologium of St Martin's church and the husband(?)'s name is no longer legible
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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