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Floor slab of Rinck Attes

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 428
Name Floor slab of Rinck Attes
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Franeker, Martinikerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Stone slab with a heraldic shield and a text field in the upper half, an inscription along the edge, and roundels with the Ages of Man in the corners
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1525-1575
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [44] St. Martinikerk (St Martin's Church), Franeker
Arguments
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
Specification
Still in original institution? probably yes
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 and didactic
Grave findings
Additional remarks Inscription and/or decoration with a didactic statement, usually with references to the mortality of mankind/variations on ‘Remember that you will die’
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Rinck Attedochter (Attes)
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [619] Rinck Attedochter (Attes) (female)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons not applicable (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 blue limestone
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 188 x 104 x 0
Completeness Largely complete
Condition The slab is badly damaged and worn
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
  • heraldry added
  • inscription(s) added
Specification A heraldic shield and a text field added in the upper half of the central field, commemorating a person named Cleiterp (d. 1626)
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Walle, Hessel de, Friezen uit vroeger eeuwen; Opschriften uit Friesland, 1280-1811 (Franeker 2007), 238; no. 1618
  • Zandveld, Frits, Register van grafzerken in de Martinikerk te Franeker, http://members.home.nl/frits.zandveld/zerken/zplatte.htm; no. 251
Other documentation
Register G. van der Heide (1993): record 251
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [428] Floor slab of Rinck Attes

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with a heraldic shield and a text field in the upper half, an inscription along the edge, and roundels with the Ages of Man in the corners
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 188 x 104 x 0
Date
Year 1525-1575
Specified date
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
  • based on stylistic research
Specification
Additional remarks The date of death on the slab is only partly legible
Holding institution
Holding institution Franeker, Martinikerk
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 north aisle, near columns 29 and 30 (groundplan Zandveld)
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
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 per pale, I: the Friesian eagle; II: a tree? (gedeeld, I: de Friese adelaar; II: een boom?)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling)
Remarks
Additional parts of the achievement
Type of supporter
  • Other (guige or band, tree, branch)
Specification Suspended from a guige which is attached to a ring
Motto
English translation of the motto
Insignia or attributes
Heraldry belonging to
Heraldry belonging to Cleiterp?
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks This shield was added later. See also 'Alterations'.

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 Die eerbare Rinck Atte dochter, wedue van Hidde Hessel soen, huisvrow van Rippert [Y?]gis, sterf anno MV[C?] [...].
Translation
English translation The honourable Rinck Attes, widow of Hidde Hessels, wife of Rippert Ieges(?), died in the year 15 [...]
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Raised Roman majuscules
Inscription mentioning
Name [621] Rippert [Y?]gis (Ieges?) (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is used as a reference
Name [620] Hidde Hesselsoen (Hessels) (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is used as a reference
Name [619] Rinck Attedochter (Attes) (female)
Sex female
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The inscription is worn and hard to read

Decorations

Indication of part
Indication of the part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
  • allegorical figures
  • human figures (incl. skeletons and skulls)
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) The Ages of Man inside roundels in the corners, with a skull in the lower right corner
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 619
Personal details
Name Rinck Attedochter (Attes)
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks Daughter of Atte. Rinck was married to 1) Hidde Hessels, and 2) Rippert Ieges(?).
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 620
Personal details
Name Hidde Hesselsoen (Hessels)
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks Hidde was the first husband of Rinck Attes
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 621
Personal details
Name Rippert [Y?]gis (Ieges?)
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks Rippert was the second husband of Rinck Attes
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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