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Floor slab of Johannes Bentinck

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 3976
Name Floor slab of Johannes Bentinck
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Deventer, Lebuinuskerk
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 central field, a partly worn inscription along the edge, medallions with heraldic shields in the corners, and later inscriptions at the top and bottom
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1525-1575
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [1] Grote of St. Lebuïnuskerk (St Lebuinus's Church (Grote Kerk)), Deventer
Arguments
  • the institution/community is mentioned in the text
  • based on research (literature, archival or archaeological research)
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
Specification The commemorated person was a canon at this church
Still in original institution? yes
Location inside the institution
In situ? no: all objects in the church have repeatedly been relocated
(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 social
Grave findings
Additional remarks Commemorated on the object are a married couple, (members of) a nuclear family or (members of) an extended family: see Commemorated party
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Johannes Bentinck
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [7376] Johannes Bentinck (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons extended family (of which one or more members died after 1580)
Relation specification Inscription added for distant family member(s) of Johannes Bentinck, Appelthorn-Linden (see also Heraldry)
Additional remarks The name of Johannes Bentinck was originally inscribed along the edge but is no longer legible. Identification by MeMO based on the depicted heraldry and genealogical information.
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
Completeness Largely complete
Condition The slab is badly worn, especially the right-hand side
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
  • inscription(s) added
  • other
Specification Inscriptions in Roman majuscules added: 'Ian Vriese' and a mark/monogram at the top, 'Appelthorn-Linden' at the bottom. The latter inscription may refer to Sweder van Appelthorn/Apeldoorn (d. 1645) and his wife Anna van Lynden (d. 1644).
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
  • mark(s)
Specification an added mark/monogram in the upper part of the slab (consisting of two v's)
  • , Lykrede ter gedachtenisse van [...] Wolter Jan Gerrit baron Bentinck etc. (Amsterdam 1781), 8-9
  • Bloys van Treslong Prins, P.C., Genealogische en heraldische gedenkwaardigheden in en uit de kerken der provincie Overijssel (Utrecht 1925), 71; no. 59
  • Kuyk, J. van, Lijst van Nederlanders, studenten te Orleans (1441-1602), Bijdragen en Mededelingen van het Historisch Genootschap 34 (1913), 293-349, 311; no. 22
  • Kuys, J., Repertorium van collegiale kapittels in het middeleeuwse bisdom Utrecht (Hilversum 2014), 284-285
  • Nalis, H.J.; Nijendaal, J.J. van, Grafzerken in de Lebuinuskerk, in: Mekking, Aart J.J., De Grote of Lebuinuskerk te Deventer: de 'Dom' van het Oversticht veelzijdig bekeken (Zutphen 1992), 160-176, 160
Other documentation
HCO Deventer, Beeldbank: 10_FK2_2 : 1194 : 5521
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Incised nos.: 24 and 232

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [3976] Floor slab of Johannes Bentinck

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with a coat of arms in the central field, a partly worn inscription along the edge, medallions with heraldic shields in the corners, and later inscriptions at the top and bottom
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth
Date
Year 1525-1575
Specified date
Argumentation
  • based on stylistic research
  • date of death (from other sources)
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Deventer, Lebuinuskerk
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 south transept of the church
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Filiation
Filiation Anna Bentinck, a sister of Johannes Bentinck, was buried in Ede, see MeMO memorial object ID 2160
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
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Late renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield a cross moline (een ankerkruis)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) crest: two issuant arms, the elbows outwards and with gloves, each holding an ostrich feather (helmteken: twee uitkomende armen, de ellebogen buitenwaards gericht en met handschoenen, ieder een struisveer houdende)
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 Bentinck
Person details
Person details
  • [7376] Johannes Bentinck (male)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the upper left corner, inside a medallion
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Late renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield a cross moline (een ankerkruis)
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 Bentinck
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Heraldry referring to the paternal grandfather of Johannes Bentinck
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the lower left corner, inside a medallion
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Late renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield drie palen (three pales)
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 Huls?
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Heraldry referring to the paternal grandmother of Johannes Bentinck
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the upper right corner, inside a medallion
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Late renaissance 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 Van Apeldoorn/Appelthorn/Appeltern etc.
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Heraldry referring to the maternal grandfather of Johannes Bentinck
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the lower right corner, inside a medallion
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Late renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield worn away (weggesleten)
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 T(o)e Water
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Heraldry referring to the maternal grandmother of Johannes Bentinck

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 originally
Language(s)
Languages
  • Latin
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription [...] / [...] / [...] ac beate / Marie Traiectensis et Sancti Lebuini Daventriensis ecclesiarum canonicus hic sepultus [cuius anima requiescat].
Translation
English translation [...] and (also) canon of the churches of the blessed Mary in Utrecht and Saint Lebuinus in Deventer, buried here, whose soul may rest.
Dutch translation [...] en (ook) kanunnik van de kerken van de gezegende Maria in Utrecht en Sint Lebuinus in Deventer, hier begraven, wiens ziel moge rusten.
Lay–out
Lay-out Raised Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [7376] Johannes Bentinck (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The inscription along the top and right edge of the slab is worn away

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
  • flowers/plants
  • angels, putti or cherubs
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) medallions with leaf decoration (corners); a winged cherub head flanked by scrolling leaves (lower section)
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 7376
Personal details
Name Johannes Bentinck
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death >1542
Additional remarks Johannes was a son of Johan Bentinck and Johanna van Apeldoorn. He had three brothers and three or four sisters. Johannes was licentiate of civil law. He is last mentioned in an archival record of January 1542.
Social standing
Status secular clergy
Arguments
  • according to literature
  • mentioned in the inscription
Specification
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy canon
Specification provost and archdeacon of the St. Walburgiskerk (St Walpurga's Church) in Arnhem (1534-1539); canon of the St. Lebuïnuskerk (St Lebuinus's Church) in Deventer; chantry priest of the provost and archdeacon of Deventer; canon of the Mariakerk (Maria Maior/Our Lady's Church) in Utrecht (mentioned in 1529: Het Utrechts Archief, entry 221, no. 434).
Additional remarks
Additional remarks In 1518, the Utrecht chapter of Maria Maior had given the parents of Johannes Bentinck the tithes of Noord Apeldoorn on leasehold
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