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Floor slab of Sjoerd Wybes

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 468
Name Floor slab of Sjoerd Wybes
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 allied arms hanging from a branch at the top, an inscription along the edge, and roundels with identical marks in the corners
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1550-1575
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? 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) The parents of Sjoerd Wybes were buried in the church as well
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 Syurdt Wybe Liuwesoen (Sjoerd Wybes)
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [693] Syurdt Wybe Liuwesoen (Sjoerd Wybes) (male)
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 (Tournai)
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 201 x 116 x 19
Completeness Complete
Condition The slab is in good condition, apart from a break
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
  • mark(s)
Specification Four identical marks inside the quatrefoils in the corners; see also MeMO memorial object ID 467
  • Cannegieter, Dominicus, Grafsteenen, lijkgedichten, gedenkteekenen en wapenborden in de Sint Martinikerk te Franeker, http://www.mpaginae.nl/Franeker/Cannegieter.htm; A 10
  • Heerma van Voss, A.L., De opgezette grafzerken in de Martinikerk te Franeker, De vrije Fries 40 (1950), 19-34, 28-29; no. 12
  • Vries et al, A. de, It Pier en Sipcke Hoytes-folk fan Aucke, Douwe, Hein en Ype, Genealogysk Jierboek (1984), 5-57, 17, 30
  • Walle, Hessel de, Friezen uit vroeger eeuwen; Opschriften uit Friesland, 1280-1811 (Franeker 2007), 245; no. 1664
  • Zandveld, Frits, Register van grafzerken in de Martinikerk te Franeker, http://members.home.nl/frits.zandveld/zerken/zplatte.htm; no. 138 (accompanied by an incorrect photo)
Other documentation
Register G. van der Heide (1993): record 138
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [468] Floor slab of Sjoerd Wybes

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with allied arms hanging from a branch at the top, an inscription along the edge, and roundels with identical marks in the corners
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 201 x 116 x 19
Date
Year 1558
Specified date 1558/10/01
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
Additional remarks
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 ambulatory, placed vertically against the eastern wall, near column 15 (groundplan Cannegieter and 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 at the top 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 Late gothic shield
Specification
Description of the shield three acorns, 2-1 (drie eikels, 2-1)
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 Hanging from a branch
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 at the top 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 a passant lion (een gaande leeuw)
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 Hanging from a branch
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 along all four edges of the slab
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Int jaer ons heren M Vc LVIIJ den eersten octobris sterf den eerbaren man Syurdt Wybe Liuwe soen ende is hier begraven.
Translation
English translation In the year of our Lord 1558, the first of October, died the honourable man Sjoerd, son of Wybe Lieuwes, and is buried here.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Raised Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [693] Syurdt Wybe Liuwesoen (Sjoerd Wybes) (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Name [7517] Wybe Liuwesoen (Wybe Lieuwes) (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is used as a reference
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 693
Personal details
Name Syurdt Wybe Liuwesoen (Sjoerd Wybes)
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1558/10/01
Additional remarks Son of Wybe Lieuwes and Dorothea Romckes. Brother of Epe, Romcke, Lieuwe and Sydts. Sjoerd had a daughter named Jets.
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 7517
Personal details
Name Wybe Liuwesoen (Wybe Lieuwes)
Sex male
Year/date of birth >1486
Year/date of death 1555
Additional remarks Born in Oosterlittens as a son of Lieuwe N. Wybe married Dorothea Romckes around 1515. They had five sons: Epe, Romcke, Lieuwe, Sydts and Sjoerd. He died in January 1555.
Social standing
Status patriciate
Arguments
  • according to literature
Specification mayor of Franeker
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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