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Floor slab of Gerrit van Hackfort

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 3801
Name Floor slab of Gerrit van Hackfort
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Vorden, Antoniuskerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Stone slab with a coat of arms in the centre, an inscription along the edge, and heraldic shields in the corners
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1450-1500
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [321] St. Antoniuskerk (Dorpskerk) (St Anthony's Church (Dorpskerk)), Vorden
Arguments
  • based on research (literature, archival or archaeological research)
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
Specification
Still in original institution? yes
Location inside the institution
In situ? no
(Probable) original location
  • in the church/chapel (exact location unknown)
Argumentation The slab was found under the wooden floor of the choir during the restoration of the church in 1954/1955. It may originally have been located in the choir or near the entrance of the church.
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 Ghert van Hackvordt (Gerrit van Hackfort)
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [7052] Ghert van Hackvordt (Gerrit van Hackfort) (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 181 x 98 x 0
Completeness Largely complete: minor losses in the upper corners
Condition Some wear in the centre and at the top
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • , Verslag van onderzoek c.q. archeologische begeleiding van de werkzaamheden in de hervormde kerk te Vorden op het adres Kerkstraat 4 7251 BC , http://www.oudvorden.nl/ifile/Archeologisch%20rapport%20Dorpskerk%20Vorden%202011vs%203.pdf, 20, 29; no. 3
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [3801] Floor slab of Gerrit van Hackfort

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with a coat of arms in the centre, an inscription along the edge, and heraldic shields in the corners
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 181 x 98 x 0
Date
Year 1483
Specified date 1483/09/26
Argumentation
  • date of death (from other sources)
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Vorden, Antoniuskerk
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 northwest corner of the church, in the floor
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 centre
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield High gothic shield
Specification
Description of the shield A fess (Een dwarsbalk)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) Crest: a dragon's head (Helmteken: een drakenkop)
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 Van Hackfort
Person details
Person details
  • [7052] Ghert van Hackvordt (Gerrit van Hackfort) (male)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry upper left corner
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield High gothic shield
Specification
Description of the shield A fess? (Een dwarsbalk?)
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 Van Hackfort
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Heraldry of Gerrit's paternal grandfather
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry lower left corner
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield High gothic shield
Specification
Description of the shield A checky cross (Een geschaakt kruis)
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 Van Vorden
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Heraldry of Gerrit's paternal grandmother
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry upper right corner
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield High gothic shield
Specification
Description of the shield A cross (Een kruis)
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 Van Heeckeren
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Heraldry of Gerrit's maternal grandfather
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry lower right corner
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield High gothic shield
Specification
Description of the shield An eagle (Een adelaar)
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 Heraldry of Gerrit's maternal grandmother (surname unknown)

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 Int jaer [onzes Heren] do men screff M CCCC LXXXIII des vrijdages voer sunte Mijchel starff selijghe Ghert van Hackvordt bijddet voer de siiele.
Translation
English translation In the year [of our Lord] as was written 1483, the Friday before Saint Michael, died the blessed Gerrit van Hackfort, pray for the soul.
Dutch translation In het jaar [ons Heren] toen men schreef 1483, de vrijdag voor Sint Michaƫl, stierf de zalige Gerrit van Hackfort, bid voor de ziel.
Lay–out
Lay-out Incised Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [7052] Ghert van Hackvordt (Gerrit van Hackfort) (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The feast of Saint Michael is celebrated on September 29

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 7052
Personal details
Name Ghert van Hackvordt (Gerrit van Hackfort)
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1483/09/26
Additional remarks Son of Jacob II van Hackfort and Aleida van Heeckeren van Ese. Gerrit was married to Agnes van Voorst and Geertruid van Middachten.
Social standing
Status nobility
Arguments
  • according to literature
Specification lord of Vorden
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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