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Floor slab of Adriaan Gerritsz.

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 419
Name Floor slab of Adriaan Gerritsz.
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Bleiswijk, Nederlands Hervormde Kerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Stone slab with an inscription along the edge and two later inscriptions
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1500-1550
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [223] St. Johannes de Doperkerk (St John the Baptist's Church), Bleiswijk
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 The present whereabouts of this slab have not yet been verified
Memorial piece
Function
Specification
Additional remarks
Memorial monument or floor slab
Function liturgical/religious; no information on possible other functions
Grave findings
Additional remarks 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 Adriaen Gerritsoen (Adriaen Gerritsz.)
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [610] Adriaan Gerritsoen (Adriaan Gerritsz.) (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons no relation (only one person mentioned/depicted)
Relation specification
Additional remarks It is not known whether this slab commemorated more than one person
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
  • inscription(s) added
Specification Two later inscriptions commemorate Adryaen Engelen Decker (d. 1667) and Engel Pietersen Decker (d. 1654)
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), 28; nr. 19
Other documentation
No SKKN inventory
Additional remarks
Additional remarks It has not been possible to verify whether this slab still exists

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [419] Floor slab of Adriaan Gerritsz.

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with an inscription along the edge and two later inscriptions
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth
Date
Year 1516
Specified date 1516/04/16
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Bleiswijk, Nederlands Hervormde Kerk
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

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 Op te XVI dach in April anno XVc en sestien starf Adriaen Gerritsoen schout en baliu van Bleiswyck ende leyt begraven op dat hochkoer an die noertsijde en [...]
Translation
English translation On the 16th day in April in the year 1516 died Adriaan Gerritsz., sheriff and bailiff of Bleiswijk, and he lies buried in the sanctuary in the choir on the north side and [...]
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out
Inscription mentioning
Name [610] Adriaan Gerritsoen (Adriaan Gerritsz.) (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Later inscriptions record Adryaen Engelen Dekker as the owner of the grave in 1667 and the name of Engel Pietersen Decker, who died 1654

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 610
Personal details
Name Adriaan Gerritsoen (Adriaan Gerritsz.)
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1516/04/16
Additional remarks Adriaen was sheriff and bailiff of Bleiswijk
Social standing
Status patriciate
Arguments
  • mentioned in the inscription
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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