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Floor slab of Adriaen Meusz. van Hoogheveen and unknown person(s)?

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 416
Name Floor slab of Adriaen Meusz. van Hoogheveen and unknown person(s)?
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Benthuizen, Nederlands Hervormde Kerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Worn stone slab with an inscription along the edge, two heraldic shields in the central field, and heraldic shields in the four corners
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1500-1550
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [434] Kerk van Benthuizen (Church of Benthuizen), Benthuizen
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 Used as a doorstep when recorded by P.C. Bloys van Treslong Prins (1922): present location unknown
Memorial piece
Function
Specification
Additional remarks
Memorial monument or floor slab
Function liturgical/religious and social
Grave findings
Additional remarks The inscription(s) (contents and/or composition), and/or the short period between the dates of death, suggest a relationship between the commemorated persons, see Commemorated party.
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Adriaen Meusz. van Hoogheveen and unknown person(s)?
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [607] Adriaen Meusz. van Hoogheveen (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons unknown
Relation specification Although P.C. Bloys van Treslong Prins (1922) could only read one name, the use of the plural 'Hier legghen' in the inscription suggests that the slab commemorated more than one person and that there was a relationship between the commemorated persons.
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 Worn
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 I (Utrecht 1922), 19; nr. 4
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The floor slab was not located during a visit to the church in 2017

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [416] Floor slab of Adriaen Meusz. van Hoogheveen and unknown person(s)?

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Worn stone slab with an inscription along the edge, two heraldic shields in the central field, and heraldic shields in the four corners
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth
Date
Year 1507
Specified date 1507/??/04
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification Date of death as recorded by P.C. Bloys van Treslong Prins (1922)
Additional remarks Mention is made of an illegible inscription in the centre, which may include the year 1477
Holding institution
Holding institution Benthuizen, Nederlands Hervormde Kerk
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility The floor slab was not located during a visit to the church in 2017. Perhaps the slab is situated underneath the floor?
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 centre of the slab, 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 [P.C. Bloys van Treslong Prins:] worn away (afgesleten)
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
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the centre of the slab, 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 [P.C. Bloys van Treslong Prins:] three wavy bars (drie golvende dwarsbalken)
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
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
Specification
Description of the shield [P.C. Bloys van Treslong Prins:] a paschal lamb (een paaslam)
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 Hoogheveen/Hoogeveen
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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
Specification
Description of the shield [P.C. Bloys van Treslong Prins:] unclear (onduidelijk)
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
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
Specification
Description of the shield [P.C. Bloys van Treslong Prins:] three wavy bars (drie golvende dwarsbalken)
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
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
Specification
Description of the shield [P.C. Bloys van Treslong Prins:] 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

Inscriptions

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription probably along all four edges of the slab originally
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Hier legghen begraven Adriaen Meusz. van Hoogheveen sterf anno 1507 den 4 [...]
Translation
English translation Here lie buried Adriaen Meusz. van Hoogheveen, died in the year 1507 on the 4th [...]
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out
Inscription mentioning
Name [607] Adriaen Meusz. van Hoogheveen (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks P.C. Bloys van Treslong Prins (1922) records part of the inscription as already worn and illegible

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 607
Personal details
Name Adriaen Meusz. van Hoogheveen
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1507
Additional remarks
Social standing
Status nobility
Arguments
  • identification of the person (portrayed, mentioned in text or owning the coat of arms)
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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