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Floor slab of Hayo Wyrts

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 36
Name Floor slab of Hayo Wyrts
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Niekerk, 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 inscription and a shield with a mark
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1550-1599
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [581] Kerk van Niekerk (De Marne) (Church of Niekerk), Niekerk
Arguments
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
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; no information on possible other functions
Grave findings
Additional remarks 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 Hayo Wyrts
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [5856] Hayo Wyrts (male)
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 173 x 86 x 0
Completeness
Condition Worn
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; 434
  • Pathuis, A., Groninger gedenkwaardigheden; teksten, wapens en huismerken van 1298-1814 (Assen/Amsterdam 1977), 127, 934; no. 434
  • Stenvert, Ronald, Monumenten in Nederland, Groningen (Zeist/Zwolle 1998), 168
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [36] Floor slab of Hayo Wyrts

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with an inscription and a shield with a mark
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 173 x 86 x 0
Date
Year 1564
Specified date 1564/11/14
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Niekerk, Nederlands Hervormde Kerk
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 of the church (central corridor)
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 below inscription
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield
Specification
Description of the shield a mark (een merk)
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 see Pathuis, p. 934, or Alma number 51

Inscriptions

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription upper part of the slab?
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Anno 1564, den 14 november, starf die ersame Hayo Wyrts.
Translation
English translation In the year 1564 on 14 November died the honourable Hayo Wyrts.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out
Inscription mentioning
Name [5856] Hayo Wyrts (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 5856
Personal details
Name Hayo Wyrts
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1564/11/14
Additional remarks Hayo Wyrts was a farmer in Oldeheem
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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