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Floor slab of Maria van Selbach

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 34
Name Floor slab of Maria van Selbach
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Loppersum, Petrus en Pauluskerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Stone slab with heraldry and the three allegorical figures (Hope, Charity, Faith) in the central field, an inscription in a cartouche below, heraldry around
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1550-1599
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [88] HH. Petrus en Pauluskerk (SS Peter and Paul's Church), Loppersum
Arguments
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
Specification Maria van Selbach lived in the Den Ham castle. She was the widow of Roelof van Munster who was also buried in this church.
Still in original institution? yes
Location inside the institution
In situ?
(Probable) original location
  • in the church/chapel (exact location unknown)
Argumentation Probably buried in the Lady chapel (Mariakapel), which was the chapel of the Beemster family (the family of her husband)
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 Maria van Selbach
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [4] Maria van Selbach (female)
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 270 x 130 x 0
Completeness Complete, but four of the fourteen shields are blank
Condition Fair
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; 403
  • Leeman, Fred; Vos, Rik, Het nieuwe ornament ('s Gravenhage 1986), 127, 129
  • Ozinga, M.D., De Nederlandsche Monumenten van Geschiedenis en Kunst, deel VI De Provincie Groningen, eerste stuk: Oost-Groningen ('s Gravenhage 1940), 82
  • Pathuis, A., Groninger gedenkwaardigheden; teksten, wapens en huismerken van 1298-1814 (Assen/Amsterdam 1977), 123; no. 403
Other documentation
SKKN inventory nr. 1057-16
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [34] Floor slab of Maria van Selbach

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with heraldry and the three allegorical figures (Hope, Charity, Faith) in the central field, an inscription in a cartouche below, heraldry around
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 270 x 130 x 0
Date
Year 1576
Specified date 1576/05/09
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Loppersum, Petrus en Pauluskerk
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution
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 ?
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry
Specification
Shape of the shield
Specification
Description of the shield an eagle (een adelaar (Arnhem, Arnem))
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) crest: an eagle (helmteken: een adelaar)
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 centre, right
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 ladder in sinister bend (een schuinlinks geplaatste ladder)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) crest: an issunat moor, his head wreathed (helmteken: een moriaan met hoofddoek (Smulling))
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 ?
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 ten roundles crosswise, 1-1-5-1-1-1 (tien bollen of koeken in kruisvorm, 1-1-5-1-1-1)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) crest: an issuant lion (helmteken een uitkomende leeuw (Dizinckhus))
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 ?
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 checky saltire (een in twee rijen geschaakt schuinkruis (Appeltern))
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) crest: two trumps (helmteken: twee klaroenen)
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 ?
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 checky fess (een in drie rijen geschaakte dwarsbalk (Mum))
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) crest: an issuant naked devil with goat's horns (helmteken: een uitkomende naakte duivel met bokkehoorns)
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 ?
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 checky saltire (?) (een in drie rijen geschaakt schuinkruis (Marck))
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 ?
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 three contourny martlets, 2-1, an inescutcheon (drie omgewende merletten, 2-1, een hartschild (Warfhuse))
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) crest: an issuant goose head (helmteken: een uitkomende ganzekop)
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 ?
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry
Specification
Shape of the shield
Specification
Description of the shield unrecognisable (onherkenbaar)
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 ?
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry
Specification
Shape of the shield
Specification
Description of the shield unrecognisable (onleesbaar)
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 ?
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 unrecognisable (onherkenbaar)
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 centre, left
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 quarterly, I, IV: three conjoined lozenges bendwise in bend; II, III: a rose (gevierendeeld, I, IV: drie aanstotende ruiten schuinrechts in de richting van de schuinbalk; II, III: een roos (Selbach))
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) crest: two wings, the dexter one accoording to quarters I and III, the sinister like II and IV (helmteken: een vlucht, de rechtervleugel beladen volgens kwartieren I en III: de linkervleugel volgens de kwartieren II en IV (Van Selbach))
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 ?
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry
Specification
Shape of the shield
Specification
Description of the shield unrecognisable (onherkenbaar)
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 ?
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 three wreaths of five roses, 2-1 (drie kransen van vijf rozen, 2-1 (Hoen))
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) crest: a peacock's tail (helmteken: een pauwestaart)
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 ?
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 quarterly, I, IV: a mill-rind; II, III: three roses, 2-1 (gevierendeeld, I, IV: een molenijzer; II, III: drie rozen, 2-1 (Hatzveld))
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) crest: an issuant moor with a wreath (helmteken: een moriaan met hoofddoek)
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 ?
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 four conjoined lozenges in fess (vier aanstotende ruiten naast elkaar (Enghuse))
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 ?
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 carbuncle (een karbonkel (Cleve))
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) in an open helmet a man's face with two asses'ears; crest: two bull's horns (ongetraliede helm waarin een mannengezicht met ezelsoren; helmteken: twee stierenhoorns)
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 within the cartouche
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Anno 1576, den 9 may, starf den edele vrow Maria van Selbach, wedwe Van Munster, den siel God genedich.
Translation
English translation In the year 1576 on 9 May died the noble woman Maria van Selbach, widow of Van Munster, to whom God be merciful.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Raised Roman majuscules
Inscription mentioning
Name [4] Maria van Selbach (female)
Sex female
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Name [5811] Roelef van Munster (Roelof van Munster van Harsefoort) (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is used as a reference
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription below the most of the coats of arms
Language(s)
Languages
Language specification Not a special language: family names
Transcription
Transcription SELBACH, SMULLING, HOEN, APELTERN, HATZVELT, WARFHUSE, DIZINCKHUS, ARNEM, MUM, CLEVE, ENGHUSE, MARCK
Translation
English translation
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Roman majuscules
Inscription mentioning
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)
  • architectural decorations
  • scrollwork and/or strapwork
  • allegorical figures
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) An ornamental band on the left and the right of the upper part of the central field; the cartouche is surrounded by strapwork; human figures (see allegories).
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories The three Theological Virtues are represented in the central field (between the two coats of arms and the cartouche): Spes (left, with anchor), Caritas (middle, with three children), Fides (right, with cross).
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 4
Personal details
Name Maria van Selbach
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1576/05/09
Additional remarks Maria van Selbach was the wife of Roelef van Munster (van Harsefoort)
Social standing
Status nobility
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 5811
Personal details
Name Roelef van Munster (Roelof van Munster van Harsefoort)
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1558/10/24
Additional remarks Son of Roelof van Munster and Bawe Heemster (Pathuis). He married Maria van Selbach before 1537.
Social standing
Status nobility
Arguments
  • mentioned in the inscription
Specification He was a 'hoofdeling' (official)
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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