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Floor slab of Mariken, daughter of Joest Ruychrock

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 3496
Name Floor slab of Mariken, daughter of Joest Ruychrock
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 Stone slab with an effaced shield in the centre, an inscription along the edge, and quatrefoils with the evangelist symbols in the corners
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1500-1550
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [610] Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk (Our Lady's Church), Oude Tonge
Arguments
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
Specification Mariken's father Joest Ruychrock or a brother of the same name was also buried in this church
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
Grave findings
Additional remarks
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Mariken, daughter of Joest Ruychrock
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [6478] Mariken, daughter of Joest Ruychrock (female)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons not applicable (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 166 x 100 x 0
Completeness Incomplete: the top edge of the slab has been trimmed slightly and the heraldic device has been hacked away
Condition Somewhat worn
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
  • heraldry removed
Specification The device on the heraldic shield has 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. 8
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [3496] Floor slab of Mariken, daughter of Joest Ruychrock

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with an effaced shield in the centre, an inscription along the edge, and quatrefoils with the evangelist symbols in the corners
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 166 x 100 x 0
Date
Year 1529
Specified date 1529/11/08
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
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
Specification
Shape of the shield Lozenge shield
Specification
Description of the shield Effaced. [Bloys: een dwarsbalk, waarboven een barensteel]
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 Mariken, daughter of Joest Ruychrock
Person details
Person details
  • [6478] Mariken, daughter of Joest Ruychrock (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 edges of the slab
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Hier leet begraven Joffrou Mariken Ruychrock Joest dochter, rentmeester van Grisoerde(?), sterf anno MVc XXIX den VIIIsten november. Bidt voer de siele.
Translation
English translation Here lies buried mistress Mariken Ruychrock, daughter of Joest, steward of Grisoerde(?), died in the year 1529 of the 8th of November. Pray for the soul.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Incised Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [6479] Joest Ruychrock (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is used as a reference
Name [6478] Mariken, daughter of Joest Ruychrock (female)
Sex female
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
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)
  • 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 6478
Personal details
Name Mariken, daughter of Joest Ruychrock
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1529/11/08
Additional remarks Mariken was a daughter of steward Joest Ruychrock: her brother of the same name was also buried in the same church
Social standing
Status nobility
Arguments
  • identification of the person (portrayed, mentioned in text or owning the coat of arms)
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 6479
Personal details
Name Joest Ruychrock
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks Joest Ruychrock was steward of Grisoerde(?) and father of Mariken and Joest Ruychrock the younger
Social standing
Status nobility
Arguments
  • identification of the person (portrayed, mentioned in text or owning the coat of arms)
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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