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Floor slab of Cornelis Fransz. Paeyse and family

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 435
Name Floor slab of Cornelis Fransz. Paeyse and family
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 with a coat of arms at the top and a cartouche with inscriptions below
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1575-1599
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [24] Grote of St. Catharijnekerk (St Catharine's Church), Brielle
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 social
Grave findings
Additional remarks Commemorated on the object are a married couple, (members of) a nuclear family or (members of) an extended family.
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Cornelis Franszoon Paeyse (Cornelis Fransz. Paeyse) and family
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [633] Grietje Cornelisdochter Paeyse (Grietje Cornelisdr. Paeyse) (female)
  • [632] Cornelis Franszoon Paeyse (Cornelis Fransz. Paeyse) (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons extended family (of which one or more members died after 1580)
Relation specification
Additional remarks More members of the extended family were commemorated on the slab in the 17th century, such as Cornelis's son Maerten (d. 1638) with his wife Neeltgen Barentsdr. (d. 1624) with two of their children.
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 204 x 100 x 0
Completeness Complete, except for the effaced heraldic shield
Condition Some surface damage and wear, but otherwise good
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
  • inscription(s) added
  • heraldry removed
Specification The heraldic device on the shield has been hacked away. In the seventeenth century more members of the family were commemorated on the slab.
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), 55
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [435] Floor slab of Cornelis Fransz. Paeyse and family

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with a coat of arms at the top and a cartouche with inscriptions below
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 204 x 100 x 0
Date
Year 1579
Specified date 1579/??/??
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification Although the slab must have been commissioned for Cornelis Franszoon Paeyse, the first person to be buried in this grave was his daughter Grietje in 1579
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 north 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 the upper half of the slab
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry
Specification
Shape of the shield
Specification
Description of the shield
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 Cornelis Franszoon Paeyse and his descendants
Person details
Person details
  • [632] Cornelis Franszoon Paeyse (Cornelis Fransz. Paeyse) (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 in the cartouche below the coat of arms
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Hier leyt begraven Cornelis Fransz Paeyse goudtsmid, out 67 jaren, starf den 28en October anno 1586, ende sijn nacomelingen als Grietje Cornelisdr, huisvrouwe van Jan Pieters zoon Timmerman, starf anno 1579 [...].
Translation
English translation Here lies buried Cornelis Fransz. Paeyse, goldsmith, 67 years old, died on the 28 the October in the year 1586, and his descendants, such as Grietje Cornelisdr., wife of Jan Pietersz. Timmerman, died in the year 1579 [...].
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Incised Roman majuscules
Inscription mentioning
Name [632] Cornelis Franszoon Paeyse (Cornelis Fransz. Paeyse) (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Name [2942] Jan Pieterszoon (Jan Pietersz.) (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is used as a reference
Name [633] Grietje Cornelisdochter Paeyse (Grietje Cornelisdr. Paeyse) (female)
Sex female
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The inscription continues with other family members who died in the 17th century

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
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s)
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 632
Personal details
Name Cornelis Franszoon Paeyse (Cornelis Fransz. Paeyse)
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1586/10/28
Additional remarks He was aged 67 at his death
Social standing
Status citizen of city
Arguments
  • mentioned in the inscription
Specification He was a goldsmith
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 633
Personal details
Name Grietje Cornelisdochter Paeyse (Grietje Cornelisdr. Paeyse)
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1579
Additional remarks Grietje was a daughter of Cornelis Fransz. Paeyse and the wife of Jan Pietersz. Timmerman
Social standing
Status citizen of city
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 2942
Personal details
Name Jan Pieterszoon (Jan Pietersz.)
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks Jan Pietersz. was married to Grietje, daughter of Cornelis Fransz. Paeyse, goldsmith
Social standing
Status citizen of city
Arguments
Specification Jan Pietersz. is named as a carpenter
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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