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Floor slab of Catharina van Cammingha

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 473
Name Floor slab of Catharina van Cammingha
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 under an arch, a text field(?) below, an inscription along the edge, and roundels with heraldic shields in the corners
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1550-1600
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) A brother of Catharina was buried in the church as well. Their slabs are almost identical.
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 Caktryne van Cam(m)ynga (Catharina van Cammingha)
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [699] Caktryne van Cam(m)ynga (Catharina van Cammingha) (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 88 x 44 x 8
Completeness Complete
Condition The slab is in overall good condition
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Cannegieter, Dominicus, Grafsteenen, lijkgedichten, gedenkteekenen en wapenborden in de Sint Martinikerk te Franeker, http://www.mpaginae.nl/Franeker/Cannegieter.htm; A 12
  • Heerma van Voss, A.L., De opgezette grafzerken in de Martinikerk te Franeker, De vrije Fries 40 (1950), 19-34, 34; no. 23
  • Walle, Hessel de, Friezen uit vroeger eeuwen; Opschriften uit Friesland, 1280-1811 (Franeker 2007), 248; no. 1678
  • Wierstra, Simon, Genealogische bestanden van de oude Friese adel en aanverwante families tot 1800, http://www.simonwierstra.nl/index6.htm
  • Zandveld, Frits, Register van grafzerken in de Martinikerk te Franeker, http://members.home.nl/frits.zandveld/zerken/zplatte.htm; no. 30
Other documentation
Register G. van der Heide (1993): record 30
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The small size of the slab may indicate that the commemorated person died at a young age

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [473] Floor slab of Catharina van Cammingha

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with allied arms under an arch, a text field(?) below, an inscription along the edge, and roundels with heraldic shields in the corners
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 88 x 44 x 0
Date
Year 1580
Specified date 1580/12/15
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 south aisle, placed vertically against the southern wall, near column 3 (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 in the centre, under an arch, 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 Semicircular shield
Specification
Description of the shield a hart couchant between three combs, 2-1 (een liggend hert, vergezeld van drie kammen, 2-1)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) crest: a lion (helmteken: een leeuw)
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 Cammingha
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Heraldry referring to the father of Catharina van Cammingha
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the centre, under an arch, 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 per pale, I: the Friesian eagle; II: a fleur-de-lys, in chief two six-pointed stars in fess (gedeeld, I: de Friese adelaar; II: een lelie, boven vergezeld van twee zespuntige sterren naast elkaar)
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 Ockinga
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Heraldry referring to the mother of Catharina van Cammingha
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the upper left corner, inside a roundel
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Marshalled arms (2 coats of arms in one shield per pale or per fess)
Specification
Shape of the shield Late renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield per pale, I: a hart couchant between three combs, 2-1; II: per pale, 1: a lion; 2: three acorns, the stems under, 2-1 (gedeeld, I: een liggend hert, vergezeld van drie kammen, 2-1; II: gedeeld, 1: een leeuw; 2: drie eikels met de stelen omlaag, 2-1)
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 Cammingha-Herema
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the lower left corner, inside a roundel
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Marshalled arms (2 coats of arms in one shield per pale or per fess)
Specification
Shape of the shield Late renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield per pale, I: per pale, 1: the Friesian eagle; 2: a lion; II: a lion (gedeeld, I: gedeeld, 1: de Friese adelaar; 2: een leeuw; II: een leeuw)
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 Minnema-Sjaerda (Sjaerdema)
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the upper right corner, inside a roundel
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Marshalled arms (2 coats of arms in one shield per pale or per fess)
Specification
Shape of the shield Late renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield per pale, I: per pale, 1: the Friesian eagle; 2: a fleur-de-lys, in chief two six-pointed stars in fess; II: per pale, 1: the Friesian eagle; 2: a lion (gedeeld, I: gedeeld, 1: de Friese adelaar; 2: een lelie, boven vergezeld van twee zespuntige sterren naast elkaar; II: gedeeld, 1: de Friese adelaar; 2: een leeuw)
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 Ockinga-Minnema
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the lower right corner, inside a roundel
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Marshalled arms (2 coats of arms in one shield per pale or per fess)
Specification
Shape of the shield Late renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield per pale, I: per pale, 1: the Friesian eagle; 2: a label of three points, in chief two roses and in base a fleur-de-lys; II: per pale, 1: the Friesian eagle; 2: three lozenges, 2-1 (gedeeld, I: gedeeld, 1: de Friese adelaar; 2: een barensteel, boven vergezeld van twee rozen en beneden van een lelie; II: gedeeld, 1: de Friese adelaar; 2: drie ruiten, 2-1)
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 Roorda-Walta
Person details
Person details
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 lower half of the slab, below the allied arms
Language(s)
Languages
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription
Translation
English translation
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out
Inscription mentioning
Additional remarks
Additional remarks It is unclear whether this field once contained an inscription
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 Anno 1580 de(n) 15 decembers sterf Caktryne van Cam(m)ynga Gerrolt Cam(m)ynga dochter.
Translation
English translation In the year 1580, the 15th of December, died Catharina van Cammingha, daughter of Gerrolt van Cammingha.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Raised Roman majuscules
Inscription mentioning
Name [700] Gerrolt van Cammingha (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is used as a reference
Name [699] Caktryne van Cam(m)ynga (Catharina van Cammingha) (female)
Sex female
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Decorations

Indication of part
Indication of the part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
  • architectural decorations
  • draperies
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) Two candelabra columns surmounted by a brick arch from which draperies are hanging
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 699
Personal details
Name Caktryne van Cam(m)ynga (Catharina van Cammingha)
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1580/12/15
Additional remarks Daughter of Gerrolt van Cammingha and Ath van Ockinga
Social standing
Status nobility
Arguments
  • according to literature
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 700
Personal details
Name Gerrolt van Cammingha
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1589/09/29
Additional remarks Son of Minne van Cammingha and Luts van Herema. Gerrolt studied in Louvain (mentioned on 1564/03/29). In 1584, he inherited Camminghaburg - a castle north-east of Leeuwarden - from his uncle Rienk. Gerrolt was married to Ath van Ockinga. The couple was buried in the Jacobijnerkerk in Leeuwarden.
Social standing
Status nobility
Arguments
  • according to literature
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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