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Memorial tablet of Unico Ripperda

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 3371
Name Memorial tablet of Unico Ripperda
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Uitwierde, Nederlands Hervormde Kerk
Category
Type Memorial item (physical object)
Classification Memorial tablet
Short description Stone tablet with diagonally placed allied arms, and an inscription along the edge
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1525-1575
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [97] Kerk van Uitwierde (Church of Uitwierde), Uitwierde
Arguments
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
  • the institution/community is mentioned in the text
Specification Unico Ripperda was Lord of Uitwierde
Still in original institution? yes
Location inside the institution
In situ? unknown
(Probable) original location
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
Grave findings
Additional remarks
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Uneko Ripperda (Unico Ripperda)
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [3685] Unico Ripperda (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 sandstone
Traces of polychromy? yes
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 50 x 50 x 0
Completeness Complete
Condition Reasonable
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; 473
  • Pathuis, A., Groninger gedenkwaardigheden; teksten, wapens en huismerken van 1298-1814 (Assen/Amsterdam 1977), 135; no. 473
Other documentation
SKKN inv. no. 1683-19
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Single piece (front) of [3371] Memorial tablet of Unico Ripperda

Indication of part
Indication of part Single piece (front)
Short description
Short description Stone tablet with diagonally placed allied arms, and an inscription along the edge
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 50 x 50 x 0
Date
Year 1554
Specified date
Argumentation
  • based on historical and/or technical research
Specification 1553-1554, according to the SKKN
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Uitwierde, Nederlands Hervormde Kerk
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution The stone tablet is built into the outer wall of the tower, just above the entrance
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Filiation
Filiation The floor slab of Unico Ripperda and Judith van Twicklo is located in Wesepe, see MeMO memorial object ID 1626
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Heraldry

Indication of part
Indication of part Single piece (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the central field, left-hand shield
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 in black a rider holding a sword in the right hand, sitting on a horse, all gold (in zwart een ruiter met een zwaard in de rechterhand, zittend op een paard, alles goud)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) crest: an issuant gold dragon, head contourny and wings elevated (helmteken: een uitkomende gouden draak met omgewende kop en opgeheven vleugels)
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 Ripperda
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Heraldry referring to Unico Ripperda's father
Indication of part
Indication of part Single piece (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the central field, right-hand shield
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 in silver a black lion (in zilver een zwarte leeuw)
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 Van Buckhorst
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Heraldry referring to Unico Ripperda's mother

Inscriptions

Indication of part
Indication of part Single piece (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription along all four edges of the tablet
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Uneko Ripperda, hoeftlinck to Witwert, Holwerda und Wthwerda, juncker und droste van Sallant.
Translation
English translation Unico Ripperda, official in Uitwierde, Holwierde and (Ooster)wijtwerd, squire and bailiff of Salland.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Roman majuscules
Inscription mentioning
Name [3685] Unico Ripperda (male)
Sex male
Argumentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 3685
Personal details
Name Unico Ripperda
Sex male
Year/date of birth 1503
Year/date of death 1566/07/10
Additional remarks Also known as Unico Ripperda III. He was born in Delden as the son of Eggerick Ripperda and Aleyd van Buckhorst. In 1531 he married Jutta (Judith) van Twicklo, with whom he had several children. He also fathered two illegitimate children. Unico and Judith were buried in Wesepe, Overijssel. Date of death according to Pathuis: 1566/06/10.
Social standing
Status patriciate
Arguments
  • mentioned in the inscription
  • according to literature
Specification Lord of Oosterwijtwerd, Dijkhuizen, Holwierde, Uitwierde and Boxbergen. Unico acquired Weldam, Boculo and Olidam by marriage. On 12 October 1553, he was appointed as bailiff ('drost') of Salland by emperor Charles V.
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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