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Floor slab of Jan van Huchtenbroeck

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 63
Name Floor slab of Jan van Huchtenbroeck
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Utrecht, Buurkerk of St Maria Minor (Museum Speelklok)
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Stone slab with a central coat of arms inside a frame which is flanked by eight heraldic shields with banderoles; two crossed palm branches above a skull and crossed bones at the bottom; broken wheel with sword, Jerusalem cross and palm branch at the top
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1525-1575
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [13] Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk (Buurkerk; Maria Minor) (Our Lady's Church ), Utrecht
Arguments
  • based on research (literature, archival or archaeological research)
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
Specification The slab is included in Buchelius's inventory of the Buurkerk
Still in original institution? yes
Location inside the institution
In situ? unknown
(Probable) original location
  • in the church
Argumentation in the centre of the church, according to Buchelius
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 Jan van Huchtenbroeck
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [1374] Jan van Huchtenbroek (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons
Relation specification
Additional remarks The heraldic shields on the right-hand side are possibly the quarters of Maria van Egmond, Jan van Huchtenbroeck's wife
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
Completeness
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
  • Bloys van Treslong Prins, P.C., Genealogische en heraldische gedenkwaardigheden in en uit de provincie Utrecht (Utrecht 1919), 169; no. 43
  • Buchelius, A. , Monumenta passim in templis ac monasteriis Traiectinae urbis atque agri inventa (Utrecht ), 197; fol. 105r
Other documentation
Het Utrechts Archief: cat. no. 37391
Additional remarks
Additional remarks • Incised no.: 40. • The Jerusalem cross and palm branches are allusions to Jan van Huchtenbroeck's pilgrimage to Jerusalem (1524). Furthermore, the broken wheel and sword refer to a pilgrimage to the Monastery of St Catherine at Mount Sinai.

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [63] Floor slab of Jan van Huchtenbroeck

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with a central coat of arms inside a frame which is flanked by eight heraldic shields with banderoles; two crossed palm branches above a skull and crossed bones at the bottom; broken wheel with sword, Jerusalem cross and palm branch at the top
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth
Date
Year ca.1542
Specified date
Argumentation
  • date of death (from other sources)
Specification date of death of Jan van Huchtenbroeck
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Utrecht, Buurkerk of St Maria Minor (Museum Speelklok)
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility The slab is hidden under the floor covering
Remarks about holding institution The Buurkerk houses Museum Speelklok (since 1984). The slab is located in the nave of the church.
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Filiation
Filiation Jan van Huchtenbroeck is portrayed in Jan van Scorel's 'Twelve members of the Utrecht Confraternity of Jerusalem Pilgrims', MeMO Memorial Object ID 669
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
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 An unicorn rampant (Een steigerende eenhoorn)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) Crest: seven feathers(?) (Helmteken: zeven veren(?))
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 Van Huchtenbroek
Person details
Person details
  • [1374] Jan van Huchtenbroek (male)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry left-hand side, first shield from the top
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Early accolade shield
Specification
Description of the shield An unicorn rampant (Een steigerende eenhoorn)
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 'Hugtenbrouk' (Huchtenbroek) on the banderole above the shield
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 left-hand side, second shield from the top
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Early accolade shield
Specification
Description of the shield Barry wavy of eight, the even bars charged with five roundles (Golvend gedwarsbalkt van acht stukken, de even balken beladen met vijf schijfjes)
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 'Hardenbrouk' (Hardenbroek) on the banderole above the shield
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 left-hand side, third shield from the top
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Early accolade shield
Specification
Description of the shield A twitch (Een praam)
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 'Loe' (Loo) on the banderole above the shield
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 left-hand side, fourth shield from the top
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Early accolade shield
Specification
Description of the shield Eight fleurs-de-lis in orle, 3-2-3, with an escutcheon (Acht lelies zoomsgewijs geplaatst, 3-2-3, met een hartschild)
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 'Jutfaes' (Jutphaas) on the banderole above the shield
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 right-hand side, first shield from the top
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Early accolade shield
Specification
Description of the shield Five chevrons and a label of three points (Vijf kepers en een barensteel met drie hangers)
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 'Egmont' (Egmond) above the banderole above the shield
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 right-hand side, second shield from the top
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Early accolade shield
Specification
Description of the shield A dancetty fess (Een hoekige dwarsbalk)
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 'Foreest' on the banderole above the shield
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 right-hand side, third shield from the top
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Early accolade shield
Specification
Description of the shield A fess (Een dwarsbalk)
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 'Spaen[..]en' (Spangen) on the banderole above the shield
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 right-hand side, fourth shield from the top
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Early accolade shield
Specification
Description of the shield Two wavy fesses between three lozenges, 2-1 (Twee golvende dwarsbalken vergezeld van 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 'Caets' (Cats) on the banderole above the shield
Person details
Person details
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)
  • flowers/plants
  • emblems and symbols of status and profession (incl. armour, a ship etc.)
  • human figures (incl. skeletons and skulls)
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) broken wheel and sword, Jerusalem cross, palm branch, two crossed palm branches, skull and crossed bones
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 1374
Personal details
Name Jan van Huchtenbroek
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1542/06/20
Additional remarks Born in Kleve, of noble descent. Husband of Maria van Egmond (d. 1555). He went on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land (1524) and the Monastery of St Catherine at Mount Sinai.
Social standing
Status nobility
Arguments
  • mentioned in the inscription
  • according to literature
Specification Knight of the Holy Sepulchre; alderman in Utrecht (1527)
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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