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Floor slab of Ydt Hobbes and family(?)

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 3428
Name Floor slab of Ydt Hobbes and family(?)
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Leeuwarden, Grote of Jacobijnerkerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Stone slab with an inscription along the edge, a later text field at the top, and roundels in the corners
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1550-1600
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [190] Dominicanen (Jacopijnen) (Convent of Dominican Friars (Jacopijnen)), Leeuwarden
Arguments
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
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) The parents-in-law of Ydt Hobbes were buried in the church as well
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 possibly a married couple, (members of) a nuclear family or (members of) an extended family: see Commemorated party. • No information is available about possible other functions, because the object is too damaged/worn or no photograph is available.
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Id Hobbe Reinsdochter (Ydt Hobbes) and family(?)
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [6309] Id Hobbe Reinsdochter (Ydt Hobbes) (female)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons nuclear family (of which one or more members died after 1580)
Relation specification
Additional remarks Inscriptions added for two members of the Lens family who died after 1580, possibly child(ren) of Ydt Hobbes (see Physical Description). The upper and right edge appear to have been left blank. Ydt's husband Hans Lens (d. 1622) was buried under another slab in the same church.
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 limestone
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 229 x 130 x 0
Completeness Minor losses along the edges
Condition The slab is worn, especially the right-hand side
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
  • inscription(s) added
Specification A text field added at the top of the slab, commemorating [...] Lens (d. 1617) and Tryntje Lens, whose date of death was never completed (d. 16[..]). They are child(ren) of Ydt Hobbes and her husband Hans Lens and/or child(ren) of Hans Lens from his later marriage(s).
Additional remarks Unclear whether the roundels in the corners have been left blank or whether any depictions have been effaced
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Engels, M.H.H.; Dolk, W., Grote of Jacobijner Kerk, grafregister 1768 - ca. 1800, http://www.mpaginae.nl/GroteKerk/grafregister.htm; 112 regel 17, G 112
  • Walle, Hessel de, Friezen uit vroeger eeuwen; Opschriften uit Friesland, 1280-1811 (Franeker 2007), 529; no. 3714
Other documentation
• Register of graves: number 112. • Inventory drs. E. Makkes van der Deijl-Stam: number 152.
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [3428] Floor slab of Ydt Hobbes and family(?)

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with an inscription along the edge, a later text field at the top, and roundels in the corners
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 229 x 130 x 0
Date
Year 1574
Specified date 1574/05/17
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification earliest date of death given on the slab, that of Ydt Hobbes
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Leeuwarden, Grote of Jacobijnerkerk
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 nave
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Filiation
Filiation
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 the lower and left edge of the slab
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription [...] [15]74 den 17 may sturf de eerbare Id Hobbe Reins dochter, d(e) huisfrou van Hans Lens lanschaps boumeister, out [ ] iaren.
Translation
English translation [...] [15]74 the 17th of May, died the honourable Ydt, daughter of Hobbe Reins, the wife of Hans Lens, master builder of Friesland, [ ] years old.
Dutch translation [...] [15]74 de 17e mei, stierf de eerbare Ydt Hobbe Reinsdochter, de echtgenote van Hans Lens, bouwmeester van het landschap (= Friesland), [ ] jaar oud.
Lay–out
Lay-out Raised Roman majuscules
Inscription mentioning
Name [6310] Hans Lens (the Younger) (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is used as a reference
Name [6309] Id Hobbe Reinsdochter (Ydt Hobbes) (female)
Sex female
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks • The age of Ydt was never added. • The upper edge appears to have been left blank (the right edge is now too worn to tell).

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 6309
Personal details
Name Id Hobbe Reinsdochter (Ydt Hobbes)
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1574/05/17
Additional remarks Daughter of Hobbe Reins. Ydt was married to Hans Lens (the Younger).
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
Personal identification number
Personal identification number 6310
Personal details
Name Hans Lens (the Younger)
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1622
Additional remarks Son of Hans Lens (the Elder) and Trijn Jacobs (van Oosten?), see MeMO memorial object ID 1096. Hans was married to 1) Ydt Hobbes, 2) Els Jans, and 3) Jelcke Gerritsma. He was buried in the Grote of Jacobijnerkerk in Leeuwarden.
Social standing
Status patriciate
Arguments
  • mentioned in the inscription
Specification master builder of Friesland ('landschapsbouwmeester')
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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