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Floor slab of Keimpe van Wynia

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 3410
Name Floor slab of Keimpe van Wynia
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Marrum, Godeharduskerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Stone slab with allied arms held by figures under a strapwork arch, a text field below, an inscription along the edge, and quatrefoils with heraldic shields in the corners
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1550-1575
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [902] St. Godeharduskerk (St Godehardus's Church), Marrum
Arguments
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
Specification The commemorated person lived on the Pongastate, an estate in Marrum
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 didactic
Grave findings
Additional remarks Inscription and/or decoration with a didactic statement, usually with references to the mortality of mankind/variations on ‘Remember that you will die’
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Kempo van Wijnie (Keimpe van Wynia)
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [6288] Kempo van Wijnie (Keimpe van Winia) (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons no relation (only one person mentioned/depicted)
Relation specification
Additional remarks The slab may originally have been intended to commemorate a married couple, considering the allied arms and the blank lower and left edge. Keimpe van Wynia married three times. Due to wear/damage, it is difficult to determine to whom the depicted heraldry belongs.
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
Completeness Complete
Condition The slab is worn
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
  • heraldry removed
Specification The heraldry is either worn or effaced
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Walle, Hessel de, Friezen uit vroeger eeuwen, http://www.walmar.nl/inscripties; no. 8364
  • Wierstra, Simon, Genealogische bestanden van de oude Friese adel en aanverwante families tot 1800, http://www.simonwierstra.nl/index6.htm; under 'Sjaerda' and 'Aylva'
Other documentation
SKKN: inv. no. 9471-13
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [3410] Floor slab of Keimpe van Wynia

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with allied arms held by figures under a strapwork arch, a text field below, an inscription along the edge, and quatrefoils with heraldic shields in the corners
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth
Date
Year 1568
Specified date 1568/08/16
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Marrum, Godeharduskerk
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 choir
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, left 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 gothic shield
Specification
Description of the shield worn or effaced; per pale, I: the Friesian eagle; II: per fess, A: a bunch of grapes; B: two roses, the stalks chevronwise reversed (gesleten of uitgehakt; gedeeld, I: de Friese adelaar; II: doorsneden, A: een druiventros; B: twee rozen, waarvan de stelen elkaar omgekeerd kepersgewijs raken)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) crest: two roses, the stalks chevronwise reversed (helmteken: twee rozen, waarvan de stelen elkaar omgekeerd kepersgewijs raken)
Remarks
Additional parts of the achievement
Type of supporter
  • One or two mythical figures (angels or putti)
Specification A putto
Motto
English translation of the motto
Insignia or attributes
Heraldry belonging to
Heraldry belonging to Wynia ('Winy' on the banderole below)
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the centre of the slab, right shield
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Allied arms (2 coats of arms in 2 shields, respecting each other)
Specification
Shape of the shield Lozenge shield
Specification
Description of the shield worn or effaced; per pale, I: the Friesian eagle; II: ? (gesleten of uitgehakt; gedeeld, I: de Friese adelaar; II: ?)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling)
Remarks
Additional parts of the achievement
Type of supporter
  • One or two mythical figures (angels or putti)
Specification A putto
Motto
English translation of the motto
Insignia or attributes
Heraldry belonging to
Heraldry belonging to 'Aane' or 'Aaue' (?) on the banderole below
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Two of Keimpe van Wynia's wives were members of the Aylva family, but it seems almost impossible to make the name 'Aylva' (or a variation) out of it
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the upper left corner, inside a quatrefoil
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 worn or effaced (gesleten of uitgehakt)
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 ring
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 in the lower left corner, inside a quatrefoil
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 worn or effaced (gesleten of uitgehakt)
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 ring
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 in the upper right corner, inside a quatrefoil
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 worn or effaced (gesleten of uitgehakt)
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 ring
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 in the lower right corner, inside a quatrefoil
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 worn or effaced (gesleten of uitgehakt)
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 ring
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 text field in the lower half of the slab, below the allied arms
Language(s)
Languages
  • Latin
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Ego sum resurrectio et vita. Qui credit in me non morietur in aeternum.
Translation
English translation I am the resurrection and the life, who believes in me will never die.
Dutch translation Ik ben de opstanding en het leven, wie in mij gelooft zal in eeuwigheid niet sterven.
Lay–out
Lay-out Italic type
Inscription mentioning
Additional remarks
Additional remarks John 11:25-26
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription along three edges of the slab
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription [Int iaer ons heeren MVc ende] LXVIII den XVI dach augusti sterf den eersamen [h]erschip Kempo van Wijnie.
Translation
English translation In the year of our Lord 1500 and 68, the 16th day of August, died the honourable lordship Keimpe van Wynia.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Raised Roman majuscules
Inscription mentioning
Name [6288] Kempo van Wijnie (Keimpe van Winia) (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The inscription along the upper edge is worn. Part of the lower edge and the entire left edge have remained blank.

Decorations

Indication of part
Indication of the part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
  • fruit
  • architectural decorations
  • scrollwork and/or strapwork
  • flowers/plants
  • mask(s)
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) Two columns surmounted by a strapwork arch which shows a mask and foliage. Fruit hanging from the arch.
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 6288
Personal details
Name Kempo van Wijnie (Keimpe van Winia)
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1568/08/16
Additional remarks Son of Deytse van Wynia and Lisck N.N. Keimpe was married to: 1) Catharina van Sjaerda, 2) Tiedt van Aylva, and 3) Wisck van Aylva. He lived on the Pongastate, an estate in Marrum. Keimpe also owned property in Hallum.
Social standing
Status nobility
Arguments
  • mentioned in the inscription
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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