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Floor slab of Roelof Moliaert and Elizabet van Sinteren

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 3216
Name Floor slab of Roelof Moliaert and Elizabet van Sinteren
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 along the edge, a heraldic shield suspended from a dead branch in the centre, and later inscriptions
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1550-1600
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: see Commemorated party.
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Roelof Moliaert and Elizabet van Sinteren
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [5942] Elizabeth van Sinteren (female)
  • [5941] Roelof Moliaert (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons married couple (of which one died after 1580)
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 Blue hardstone
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 197 x 116 x 0
Completeness Some losses along the outer edges and break lines
Condition The right side of the slab is broken in several places
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
  • inscription(s) added
Specification Inscriptions added in the central field, commemorating Henricus(?) van Enschede (d. 1636) and Elisabeth Jans [van Bommel] (d. 1650), wife of Daniel Muerman.
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 ), 46
  • Zalm, Peter van der, Het Wapenalbum Bommelerwaard, http://www.streekarchiefbommelerwaard.nl; Discussion of the Moliaert family arms
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Information provided by Peter van der Zalm

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [3216] Floor slab of Roelof Moliaert and Elizabet van Sinteren

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Broken stone slab with an inscription along the edge, a heraldic shield suspended from a dead branch in the centre, and later inscriptions
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 197 x 116 x 0
Date
Year 1554
Specified date 1554/04/07
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification Roelof Moliaert predeceased his wife, though it is not known when the slab was carved
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 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 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 Late 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
  • Other (guige or band, tree, branch)
Specification Suspended from a branch by a belt
Motto
English translation of the motto
Insignia or attributes
Heraldry belonging to
Heraldry belonging to Roelof Moliaert and Elizabet van Sinteren
Person details
Person details
  • [5942] Elizabeth van Sinteren (female)
  • [5941] Roelof 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 all four edges of the slab and continuing across the top
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Hier leet begraven Roelof Moliaert sterf den 7 dach april Anno 1554 Ende Elizabet Hanrick van Sinterens dochter weduwe Roelof Moliaert sterf den 26 april Anno 1583
Translation
English translation Here lies buried Roelof Moliaert, died on the 7th day of April in the year 1554. And Elizabet, daughter of Hanrick van Sinteren, widow of Roelof Moliaert, died on 26 April in the year 1583.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Raised Gothic textualis lettering on a continuous sunken text band with blank shields in the corners
Inscription mentioning
Name [7735] Hanrick van Sinteren (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is used as a reference
Name [5942] Elizabeth van Sinteren (female)
Sex female
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Name [5941] Roelof Moliaert (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is used as a reference
Name [5941] Roelof Moliaert (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 5941
Personal details
Name Roelof Moliaert
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1554/04/07
Additional remarks Roelof Moliaert was married to Elizabet van Sinteren. Roelof belonged to a prominent family in Zaltbommel with several members sharing the same name. Roelof Moliaert probably was alderman of Zaltbommel in 1546, 1547, 1548, 1550 and 1551.
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 5942
Personal details
Name Elizabeth van Sinteren
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1583/04/26
Additional remarks Elizabeth was a daughter of Hanrick van Sinteren. She was married to Roelof Moliaert, who died in 1554.
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
Personal identification number
Personal identification number 7735
Personal details
Name Hanrick van Sinteren
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks He was the father of Elizabeth van Sinteren
Social standing
Status
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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