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Floor slab of Rinck(?) van Doyem (fragment(s))

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 3606
Name Floor slab of Rinck(?) van Doyem (fragment(s))
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Franeker, Martinikerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Fragments of a stone slab with a female effigy holding allied arms inside a niche, a text field below, an inscription along the edge, and roundels with heraldic shields in the corners
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1550-1600
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [44] St. Martinikerk (St Martin's Church), Franeker
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
Grave findings
Additional remarks
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Rincia (Rinck?) van Doyem
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [6685] Rincia (Rinck?) van Doyem (female)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons not applicable (only one person mentioned/depicted)
Relation specification
Additional remarks The woman is commemorated in both inscriptions on the slab. In the Dutch inscription her first name is lost. In the Latin inscription she is called Rincia, which is perhaps a Latinate variant of Rinck (the first name of her maternal grandmother).
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 173 x 101 x 0
Completeness Incomplete. According to a restoration report, the slab was dropped while moving it. Some of the fragments could no longer be used. The missing pieces have been filled with tiles and cement.
Condition The slab is damaged and broken
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Wierstra, Simon, Genealogische bestanden van de oude Friese adel en aanverwante families tot 1800, http://www.simonwierstra.nl/index6.htm
  • Zandveld, Frits, Register van grafzerken in de Martinikerk te Franeker, http://members.home.nl/frits.zandveld/zerken/zplatte.htm; no. 139
Other documentation
Register of G. van der Heide (1993): record 139
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [3606] Floor slab of Rinck(?) van Doyem (fragment(s))

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Fragments of a stone slab with a female effigy holding allied arms inside a niche, a text field below, an inscription along the edge, and roundels with heraldic shields in the corners
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 173 x 101 x 0
Date
Year 1573
Specified date 1573/03/08
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Franeker, Martinikerk
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 ambulatory, east side, near column 15 (groundplan Zandveld)
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Filiation
Filiation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Portraits

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the portrait
Place of the portrait in the centre of the slab
Portrait of
Name Rincia (Rinck?) van Doyem
Sex female
Argumentation
  • based on text(s) on the memorial object
Specification
Portrait — portraiture
Physical state of the portrayed person alive
Argumentation
Specification
Posture standing
Manner of portrayal standing under an arch; holding two shields in her right hand, the left arm is no longer visible
Portrait — clothing, attributes and insignia
Clothing
Type of clothing aristocratic/noble attire
Short description a long dress with puffed sleeves and a ruffled collar; an elaborate headpiece; a necklace?
Attributes
Attributes
Specification
Insignia
Insignia
Specification
Remarks about clothing
Additional remarks The effigy of the woman is damaged

Heraldry

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the centre, held by the effigy, 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 renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield per pale, I: the Friesian eagle; II: a sword (gedeeld, I: de Friese adelaar; II: een zwaard)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling)
Remarks
Additional parts of the achievement
Type of supporter
  • One or two human figures
Specification
Motto
English translation of the motto
Insignia or attributes
Heraldry belonging to
Heraldry belonging to Doyem
Person details
Person details
  • [7437] [Poppe] van Doiem (Poppe van Doyem) (male)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Heraldry referring to the father of the commemorated person
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the centre, held by the effigy, 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 per pale, I: the Friesian eagle; II: two clover leaves in pale (gedeeld, I: de Friese adelaar; II: twee klaverbladen boven elkaar)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling)
Remarks
Additional parts of the achievement
Type of supporter
  • One or two human figures
Specification
Motto
English translation of the motto
Insignia or attributes
Heraldry belonging to
Heraldry belonging to Hoytema
Person details
Person details
  • [6686] Houck van Hoitama (Houck van Hoytema) (female)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Heraldry referring to the mother of the commemorated person
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the upper left corner, inside a roundel
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Semicircular shield
Specification
Description of the shield per pale, I: the Friesian eagle; II: a sword (gedeeld, I: de Friese adelaar; II: een zwaard)
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 Doyem
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Heraldry referring to the paternal grandfather of the commemorated person
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the upper right corner, inside a roundel
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Lozenge shield
Specification
Description of the shield per bend, I: a six-pointed star; II: a fleur-de-lys (geschuind, I: een zespuntige ster; II: een lelie)
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 Popma
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Heraldry referring to the paternal grandmother of the commemorated person
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the lower left corner, inside a roundel
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Semicircular shield
Specification
Description of the shield per pale, I: the Friesian eagle; II: two clover leaves in pale (gedeeld, I: de Friese adelaar; II: twee klaverbladen boven elkaar)
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 Hoytema
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Heraldry referring to the maternal grandfather of the commemorated person
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the lower right corner, inside a roundel
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Lozenge shield
Specification
Description of the shield a fleur-de-lys, in chief two clover leaves (een lelie vergezeld boven van twee klaverbladen)
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 Bottinga Boenswaegh?
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Heraldry referring to the maternal grandmother of the commemorated person

Inscriptions

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription in the text field in the lower section of the slab
Language(s)
Languages
  • Latin
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Spes ego sola domus atque unica nata parentum / Rincia, sub rigido marmore [te]cta cubo./ Vix aetas l[...]erum geminara[...] [...]nite l[...]ctum. / Opperiar bis hic, iu[...]cyque, tu[mb]a, m[..eis].
Translation
English translation I, Rincia, sole hope of the house and only daughter of my parents, am lying here covered by the rigid marble. Hardly my age [...] double [...]. Tomb, may I be covered here twice, and [join?] me to my relatives.
Dutch translation Ik, Rincia, enige hoop van het huis en eniggeboren dochter van mijn ouders, lig hier bedekt door het stijve marmer. Nauwelijks mijn leeftijd [...] dubbel [...]. Graf, laat me hier tweemaal worden bedekt en [verenig?] me met de mijnen.
Lay–out
Lay-out Italic type
Inscription mentioning
Name [6685] Rincia (Rinck?) van Doyem (female)
Sex female
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Distichs. The last two lines are badly damaged; the interpretation is tentative.
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 Anno 1573 den 8 martii sterf [...] [...] van Doiem / [...] Houck van / Hoitama docht[er] [...] [.]0 jaer.
Translation
English translation In the year 1573, the 8th of March died [...], [Poppe] van Doyem [and] Houck van Hoytema's daughter, [.]0 years [old].
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Raised Roman majuscules
Inscription mentioning
Name [6686] Houck van Hoitama (Houck van Hoytema) (female)
Sex female
Argumentation the person is used as a reference
Name [7437] [Poppe] van Doiem (Poppe van Doyem) (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is used as a reference
Name [6685] Rincia (Rinck?) van Doyem (female)
Sex female
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Parts of the inscription are lost, including the part mentioning the name of the commemorated daughter. Thanks to the other inscription on the slab, we know that her name was Rincia (Rinck?).

Decorations

Indication of part
Indication of the part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
  • scrollwork and/or strapwork
  • architectural decorations
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) a niche with a semicircular arch; the pilasters are decorated with strapwork
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The niche shows similarities with that on MeMO memorial object ID 939

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 6685
Personal details
Name Rincia (Rinck?) van Doyem
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1573/03/08
Additional remarks Only daughter of Poppe van Doyem and Houck van Hoytema. She may have died at a young age.
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 6686
Personal details
Name Houck van Hoitama (Houck van Hoytema)
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks Daughter of Gercke van Hoytema and Rinck Bottinga Boenswaegh. Houck was married to Poppe van Doyem. The couple had one daughter.
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 7437
Personal details
Name [Poppe] van Doiem (Poppe van Doyem)
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1580
Additional remarks Son of Orck van Doyem and Bauck van Popma. Poppe was maried to Houck van Hoytema. The couple had one daughter. He made his will on 1580/02/13 in Franekeruitburen.
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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