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Floor slab of Ariaen Gillisz. and his wife Janne(?)

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 3494
Name Floor slab of Ariaen Gillisz. and his wife Janne(?)
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Oude Tonge, Nederlands Hervormde Kerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Worn stone slab with two effaced heraldic shields in the centre, an inscription along the edge, and quatrefoils with the evangelist symbols in the corners
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1475-1525
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [610] Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk (Our Lady's Church), Oude Tonge
Arguments
Specification
Still in original institution? probably 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, (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 or no photograph is available.
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Ariaen Gillisz. and his wife Janne(?)
Specification Part of the inscription with Janne(?)'s details are lost, but the composition and remaining text indicate that they were husband and wife
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [6474] Janne(?), wife of Ariaen Gillisz. (female)
  • [6473] Ariaen Gillisz. (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons married couple
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 206 x 116 x 0
Completeness Incomplete: the lower edge has been trimmed and the heraldic shields have been effaced
Condition Worn and damaged
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
  • heraldry removed
Specification The heraldic devices on the shields have been hacked away
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Bloys van Treslong Prins, P.C., Genealogische en heraldische gedenkwaardigheden in en uit de kerken der provincie Zuid-Holland, part IIa (Utrecht 1922), 279; Nr. 10 (incomplete transcription)
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [3494] Floor slab of Ariaen Gillisz. and his wife Janne(?)

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Worn stone slab with two effaced heraldic shields in the centre, an inscription along the edge, and quatrefoils with the evangelist symbols in the corners
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 206 x 116 x 0
Date
Year 1492
Specified date 1492/04/26
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification The husband predeceased his wife in 1492
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Oude Tonge, Nederlands Hervormde Kerk
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution Situated 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 central field
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Allied arms (2 coats of arms in 2 shields, respecting each other)
Specification
Shape of the shield
Specification
Description of the shield Effaced
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 Ariaen Gillis zoen and his wife Janne(?)
Person details
Person details
  • [6473] Ariaen Gillisz. (male)
  • [6474] Janne(?), wife of Ariaen Gillisz. (female)
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 sides of the slab originally
Language(s)
Languages
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Hier leit begraven Ariaen Gillis zoen hij sterf int jaer M CCCC XCII XXVI daghe in april ende Janne(?) [...] was, si sterf anno XVc ende twe XIX daghe in augusto. God heb de zielen.
Translation
English translation Here lies buried Ariaen Gillisz., he died in the year 1492 on the 26th day in April, and Janne(?), who was [...], she died in the year 1502 on the 19th day in August. God have the souls.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Incised Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [6473] Ariaen Gillisz. (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Name [6474] Janne(?), wife of Ariaen Gillisz. (female)
Sex female
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The transcription is incomplete due to the loss of the lower edge of the slab. P.C. Bloys van Treslong Prins omitted the second part of the inscription and misread Ariaen's year of death as M CCCC XXII.

Decorations

Indication of part
Indication of the part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
  • evangelist symbols
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s)
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 6473
Personal details
Name Ariaen Gillisz.
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1492/04/26
Additional remarks Ariaen was married to Janne(?)
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 P.C. Bloys van Treslong Prins misread the date of death as 1422
Personal identification number
Personal identification number 6474
Personal details
Name Janne(?), wife of Ariaen Gillisz.
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1502/08/19
Additional remarks Janne(?)'s full name cannot be read as the lower edge of the slab has been trimmed
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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