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Floor slab of [...] van Roorda

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 3702
Name Floor slab of [...] van Roorda
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 allied arms under an arch, an inscription on a drapery below, an inscription along the edge, and roundels with heraldic shields in the corners
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1550-1575
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)
Additional remarks
Memorial piece
Function
Specification
Additional remarks
Memorial monument or floor slab
Function liturgical/religious and didactic
Grave findings
Additional remarks • Inscription and/or decoration with a didactic statement, usually with references to the mortality of mankind/variations on ‘Remember that you will die’. • 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 [...] van Roorda
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [6889] [...] van Roorda (unknown)
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 80 x 55 x 0
Completeness
Condition The slab is worn and damaged
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
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; 051 regel 9, G 17
  • Engels, M.H.H.; Dolk, W.; Broersma, R.J., Grote of Jacobijner Kerk, grafregister 1768 - ca. 1800, http://docplayer.nl/39259899-Grote-of-jacobijner-kerk-grafregister-ca.html, 18-19; G 17
  • Walle, Hessel de, Friezen uit vroeger eeuwen; Opschriften uit Friesland, 1280-1811 (Franeker 2007), 509; no. 3554
  • Wierstra, Simon, Genealogische bestanden van de oude Friese adel en aanverwante families tot 1800, http://www.simonwierstra.nl/index6.htm
Other documentation
• Register of graves: number 17. • Inventory drs. E. Makkes van der Deijl-Stam: number 53.
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The small size of the slab may indicate that the commemorated person died at a young age

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [3702] Floor slab of [...] van Roorda

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with allied arms under an arch, an inscription on a drapery below, an inscription along the edge, and roundels with heraldic shields in the corners
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 80 x 55 x 0
Date
Year ca.1551
Specified date
Argumentation
  • date given on the object (not date of death)
Specification Year of birth; the commemorated person may have died at a young age. The date of death is no longer legible.
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
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, under an arch, 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
Specification
Description of the shield a fleur-de-lys between two six-pointed stars, in base a crescent (een lelie, links en rechts vergezeld van een zespuntige ster, beneden van een wassenaar)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) crest: a crescent topped with a fleur-de-lys (helmteken: een wassenaar, getopt met een lelie)
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 Roorda
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Heraldry referring to the father
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the central field, under an arch, 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 a hart couchant between three combs, 2-1 (een liggend hert, vergezeld van drie kammen, 2-1)
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 Cammingha
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Heraldry referring to the mother
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
Specification
Description of the shield a fleur-de-lys between two six-pointed stars, in base a crescent (een lelie, links en rechts vergezeld van een zespuntige ster, beneden van een wassenaar)
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 Roorda
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Heraldry referring to the paternal grandfather
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
Specification
Description of the shield per pale, I: the Friesian eagle; II: per fess, A: a decrescent, to the sinister two stars in pale; B: three scallop shells, 2-1 (gedeeld, I: de Friese adelaar; II: doorsneden, A: een omgewende wassenaar links vergezeld van twee sterren boven elkaar; B: drie St. Jacobsschelpen, 2-1)
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 Hottinga
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Heraldry referring to the paternal grandmother
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
Specification
Description of the shield a hart couchant between three combs, 2-1 (een liggend hert, vergezeld van drie kammen, 2-1)
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 Cammingha
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Heraldry referring to the maternal grandfather
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
Specification
Description of the shield per pale, I: the Friesian eagle; II: a lion (gedeeld, I: de Friese adelaar; II: een leeuw)
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 Minnema
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Heraldry referring to the maternal grandmother

Inscriptions

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription in the lower section of the slab (on fictive drapery)
Language(s)
Languages
  • Latin
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription [Nascen]do morimur.
Translation
English translation As we are born, we die.
Dutch translation Als wij geboren worden, sterven wij reeds.
Lay–out
Lay-out Roman majuscules
Inscription mentioning
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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 [...] van [Ror?]da geboren den XXVII [...]ij anno XV ende LI en sterf anno [...].
Translation
English translation [...] van Roorda, born the 27th of [...] in the year 1500 and 51 and died in the year [...].
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [6889] [...] van Roorda (unknown)
Sex unknown
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)
  • mask(s)
  • architectural decorations
  • draperies
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 6889
Personal details
Name [...] van Roorda
Sex unknown
Year/date of birth 1551
Year/date of death
Additional remarks Most likely a child of Jurjen van Roorda and Doedt van Cammingha. He or she probably died at a young age (considering the inscriptions and the size of the slab).
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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