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Floor slab of unknown man and his wife Lijsbet

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 393
Name Floor slab of unknown man and his wife Lijsbet
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Oudewater, Grote of St. Michaelskerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Stone slab with an eagle holding a shield, and an inscription
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1525-1575
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [686] Grote of St. Michaelskerk (St Michael's Church), Oudewater
Arguments
Specification
Still in original institution? unknown
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 Lijsbet and her husband
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [6037] husband of Lijsbet (male)
  • [572] Lijsbet (female)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons
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
Completeness
Condition
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
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), 284-85
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks According to Bloys the grave was reused from 1643 on for members of the Van Praet family; it is not known whether this slab survives

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [393] Floor slab of unknown man and his wife Lijsbet

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with an eagle holding a shield, and an inscription
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth
Date
Year 1538
Specified date 1538/07/23
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
  • date of death (from other sources)
Specification Death of Lijsbet as given in the inscription
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Oudewater, Grote of St. Michaelskerk
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution Present whereabouts of the slab unknown
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 [393] Tomb slab of unknown man and his wife Lijsbet
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry
Specification
Shape of the shield
Specification
Description of the shield In a square cartouche an eagle holding a coat of arms impaled: 1) cross saltire, 2) a crowned bear or lion rampant
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

Inscriptions

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription [...] den VI dach meye, ende Lijsbet sijn wijff sterf anno XVc ende 38 den 23[?] July.
Translation
English translation [...] the 6th day of May, and Lijsbet, his wife, died in the year 1538 on the 23[?] July.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out
Inscription mentioning
Name [572] Lijsbet (female)
Sex female
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Name [6037] husband of Lijsbet (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Transcription based on Bloys

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 572
Personal details
Name Lijsbet
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1538
Additional remarks
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 6037
Personal details
Name husband of Lijsbet
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks This man was the husband of Lijsbet, who died on 23(?) July 1538; of his date of death only the day and month (6 May) can still be read
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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