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Floor slab of Willem Clant

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 32
Name Floor slab of Willem Clant
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Leermens, Donatuskerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Stone slab with heraldry, decorations, an inscription on the edge, and medallions with heraldic shields in the corners
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1525-1550
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [87] St. Donatuskerk (St Donatus's Church), Leermens
Arguments
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
  • the institution/community is mentioned in the text
Specification
Still in original institution? probably 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
Grave findings
Additional remarks
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Willem Clant
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [33] Willem Clant (to der Borch) (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons no relation (only one person mentioned/depicted)
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)
  • stone
Specification
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 200 x 100 x 0
Completeness Complete
Condition Excellent condition
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Alma, Redmer, Groninger gedenkwaardigheden, http://www.redmeralma.nl; no. 384
  • Kuiken, Kees, Leermens herdacht: memoriecultuur in Fivelgo vóór 1594, Groninger kerken April (2014), 33-40, 39-40
  • Pathuis, A., Groninger gedenkwaardigheden; teksten, wapens en huismerken van 1298-1814 (Assen/Amsterdam 1977), 119; no. 384
  • Stenvert, Ronald, Monumenten in Nederland, Groningen (Zeist/Zwolle 1998), 153
Other documentation
SKKN: inv. no. 1053-7
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [32] Floor slab of Willem Clant

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with heraldry, decorations, an inscription on the edge, and medallions with heraldic shields in the corners
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 200 x 100 x 0
Date
Year 1541
Specified date 1541/05/14
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Leermens, Donatuskerk
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 transept of 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 bottom left corner
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 per pale, I: a demi eagle; II: a fess, between in chief two five-pointed (?) stars and in base a rose (gedeeld, I: de Friese adelaar; II: een dwarsbalk, boven vergezeld van twee sterren en onder van een roos)
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 central field, left
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 on a sinister bend three fishes palewise (linkerschuinbalk, beladen met drie rechtop staande zilveren vissen (Clant))
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) crest: an issuant collared dragon's head and neck between its wings (helmteken: een uitkomende gehalsbande drakenkop en -hals, tussen zijn vleugels (Clant))
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 bottom right corner
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry
Specification
Shape of the shield
Specification
Description of the shield
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 Een verkort schuinkruis, vergezeld van boven van een ster
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry central field, right
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 per pale, I: three chevrons; II: five lozenges, 3-2 (gedeeld, I: drie kepers; II: vijf ruiten, 3-2)
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 Wapen doet denken aan dat van familie Ridder: gedeeld, I: twee dwarsbalken, beladen met vijf ruiten, 3-2; II: drie kepers.
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry top right corner
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 fleur de lys (een lelie) (Alma)
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 top left corner
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 Late renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield per pale, I: a decrescent; II: a six-pointed star (gedeeld, I: een omgewende wassenaar (To der Borch); II: een zespuntige ster)
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 edge inscription along all four sides of the slab
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Anno 1541, den 14 dach meii, starf die frome ehrenfeste Willem Clant to der Borch, hoevelinck to Lermis.
Translation
English translation In the year 1541 on the 14th day of May died the pious venerable Willem Clant to der Borch, official in Leermens.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Raised Roman majuscules on a sunken text band
Inscription mentioning
Name [33] Willem Clant (to der Borch) (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

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
  • scrollwork and/or strapwork
  • architectural decorations
  • flowers/plants
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 33
Personal details
Name Willem Clant (to der Borch)
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1539/05/14
Additional remarks
Social standing
Status patriciate
Arguments
  • mentioned in the inscription
Specification He was a 'hoofdeling' (official) in Leermens
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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