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Floor slab of Herman Oem Dircx

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 430
Name Floor slab of Herman Oem Dircx
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Brielle, St. Catharijnekerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Stone slab an effaced coat of arms in the centre, an inscription along the edge, and quatrefoils with heraldic shields in the corners
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1450-1500
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [24] Grote of St. Catharijnekerk (St Catharine's Church), Brielle
Arguments
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
Grave findings
Additional remarks
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Herman Oem Dircx
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [624] Herman Oem Dircx (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons no relation (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
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 196 x 82 x 0
Completeness Incomplete: the left and right edges have been trimmed, part of the left edge is lost, and the heraldic shield has been effaced
Condition Broken and worn, but still largely legible
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
  • heraldry removed
Specification The device on the heraldic shield in the centre has been hacked away
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), 45
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Incised No. 4

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [430] Floor slab of Herman Oem Dircx

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab an effaced coat of arms in the centre, an inscription along the edge, and quatrefoils with heraldic shields in the corners
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 196 x 82 x 0
Date
Year 1467
Specified date 1467/02/06
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Brielle, St. Catharijnekerk
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution Situated in the south aisle of the nave
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 quatrefoils in the four corners
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry
Specification
Shape of the shield
Specification
Description of the shield Effaced?
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 Herman Oem Dircx
Person details
Person details
  • [624] Herman Oem Dircx (male)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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
Specification
Shape of the shield
Specification
Description of the shield Effaced
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 Herman Oem Dircx
Person details
Person details
  • [624] Herman Oem Dircx (male)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

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 Hier leit begraven Herman Oem [Dircx ...] casteleyn van Oestvoerne ende starf int jaer M CCCCLXVII VI daghe in februari.
Translation
English translation Here lies buried Herman Oem Dircx [...], castellan of Oostvoorne, and [he] died in the year 1467 on the 6th day in February.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Raised Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [624] Herman Oem Dircx (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 624
Personal details
Name Herman Oem Dircx
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1467/02/06
Additional remarks
Social standing
Status nobility
Arguments
  • mentioned in the inscription
Specification The deceased is described as 'casteleyn' (castellan)
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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