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Floor slab of Hanrick Jansz. die Raet, his wife, sons and other family members

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 3203
Name Floor slab of Hanrick Jansz. die Raet, his wife, sons and other family members
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 Large worn and broken stone slab with an inscription along the edge, a centrally placed quatrefoil in which a heraldic shield and a chalice with host, a later inscription above and three later inscriptions below
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1500-1550
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
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Hanrick Jansz. die Raet, his wife and sons, and other family members
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [5912] Hanrick Jansz. die Raet (male)
  • [5914] Jan die Raet (male)
  • [5915] Roelof Hanricksz. die Raet (male)
  • [5913] Met (Mechteldis) van der Poorte (female)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons extended family (of which one or more members died after 1580)
Relation specification a couple, sons and other family members
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 hardstone
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 269 x 146 x 0
Completeness Several losses along the break lines
Condition Poor: fragmented and worn
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
  • inscription(s) added
Specification Inscription added above the central quatrefoil, for Jan die Raet (d. 1558). The three text fields below the quatrefoil commemorate: 1) an unknown person (illegible); 2) Johanna die Raet (d. 165[.]); 3) Roelof die Raet (d. 1562).
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 ), 58, 131, 137v, 139
  • Muschart, R.T., De Grafzerken in de St. Maartenskerk te Zaltbommel, Gelre 46 (1943), , 138-139
  • Zalm, Peter van der, Het Wapenalbum Bommelerwaard, http://www.streekarchiefbommelerwaard.nl; Discussion of the heraldry of the de/die Raet family
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Information provided by Peter van der Zalm

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [3203] Floor slab of Hanrick Jansz. die Raet, his wife, sons and other family members

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Large worn and broken stone slab with an inscription along the edge, a centrally placed quatrefoil in which a heraldic shield and a chalice with host, a later inscription above and three later inscriptions below
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 269 x 146 x 0
Date
Year 1506
Specified date 1506/11/21
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification The earliest date of death mentioned on the slab is that of the main deceased, Hanrick Janszn die Raet
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 west side of the nave
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 centrally placed quatrefoil medallion
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: three ice skates, palewise, 2-1; the irons to the dexter and the curl above; II: a banded and corded hunting horn (gedeeld, I: drie rechtop geplaatste schaatsen met de ijzers rechts en de krullen boven (De Raet); II: een beslagen en gesnoerde jachthoorn (Van der Poorte))
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 De Raet-van der Poorte
Person details
Person details
  • [5912] Hanrick Jansz. die Raet (male)
  • [5913] Met (Mechteldis) van der Poorte (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 along all four edges of the slab
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Anno MVc ende VI sterf Hanrick die Raet Jans [...] op den [...] vrauwen dach presentatio hier leet begraven Met Hanrick die Raets huysf[rou ...] w die [...] XLII
Translation
English translation In the year 1506 died Hanrick Jansz. die Raet [...] on the [...] Presentation of the Virgin Mary. Here lies buried Met, wife of Hanrick die Raet, who [...] [?15]42.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Raised Gothic textualis lettering on a sunken text band
Inscription mentioning
Name [5912] Hanrick Jansz. die Raet (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is used as a reference
Name [5912] Hanrick Jansz. die Raet (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Name [5913] Met (Mechteldis) van der Poorte (female)
Sex female
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks • Transcription based on R.C. Muschart's reading; the slab is now too badly worn and damaged to check its accuracy. • The feast of the Presentation of the virgin Mary is celebrated on 21 November.
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription above the central quatrefoil
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Hier leet begraven Mestr Jan die Raet Canonick deser kercke die sterft Anno MCCCCC ende LVIII opten Aller . Ple [...]ns jaa[...]
Translation
English translation Here lies buried Master Jan die Raet, canon of this church, who died in the year 1558 on the [...].
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Five lines of raised Gothic textualis lettering on sunken text bands
Inscription mentioning
Name [5914] Jan die Raet (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Transcription based on the reading by R.C. Muschart; the damaged state of the slab now makes it difficult to read it accurately
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription below the central quatrefoil, in the third and lowest text field
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription [Hier] leet begraven Roelof die [R]aet Hanricksoen sterf Anno M[CCCCC LXII opten VI] dach mey
Translation
English translation [Here] lies buried Roelof Hanricksz. die Raet, died in the year 1[562 on the 6th] day of May.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Three lines of Gothic textualis lettering (inscribed upside down)
Inscription mentioning
Name [5915] Roelof Hanricksz. die Raet (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Transcription largely based on R.C. Muschart's reading, combined with information obtained from the Necrologium.

Decorations

Indication of part
Indication of the part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
  • chalice (and host)
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) Chalice and host in low relief, placed above the heraldic shield inside the quatrefoil medallion
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 5912
Personal details
Name Hanrick Jansz. die Raet
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1506/11/21
Additional remarks Hanrick Jansz. die Raet is recorded in the Necrologium of St Martin's church as 'tinctor' or dyer. He was married to Met or Mechteldis, daughter of Rodulfus Johannis van der Poorte (according to the Necrologium and the Van der Poorte arms on the slab). Their sons were Canon Jan die Raet and Roelof die Raet, who were buried with their parents.
Social standing
Status citizen of city
Arguments
  • according to literature
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 5913
Personal details
Name Met (Mechteldis) van der Poorte
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1542/10/28
Additional remarks Met or Mechteldis was a daughter of Rodulfus Johannis van der Poorte (according to the Necrologium and the Van der Poorte arms on the slab). She was married to the dyer Hanrick Jansz. die Raet. Their sons were Canon Jan die Raet and Roelof die Raet, who were buried with their parents.
Social standing
Status citizen of city
Arguments
  • according to literature
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 5914
Personal details
Name Jan die Raet
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1558/11/20
Additional remarks Jan die Raet was a son of the dyer Hanrick Jansz. die Raet and his wife Met van der Poorte. Jan and his brother Roelof were buried in their parents' grave. According to the Necrologium of St Martin's church Jan bequeathed a costly woven tapestry depicting the Last Supper, which the sexton was ordered to display in the choir of the church on high feastdays.
Social standing
Status secular clergy
Arguments
  • according to literature
  • attribute of the portrayed/commemorated person (e.g. a priest's chalice)
  • mentioned in the inscription
Specification
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy canon
Specification Jan die Raet was a canon in St Martin's church in Zaltbommel
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Personal identification number
Personal identification number 5915
Personal details
Name Roelof Hanricksz. die Raet
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1562/05/06
Additional remarks Roelof was a son of the dyer Hanrick Jansz. die Raet and his wife Met van der Poorte. Roelof and his brother, the canon Jan die Raet, were buried in their parents' grave.
Social standing
Status citizen of city
Arguments
  • according to literature
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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