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Floor slab of Evert Gherits van Sijl

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 68
Name Floor slab of Evert Gherits van Sijl
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Utrecht, Buurkerk / 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 heraldic shield and an inscription
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
Specification
Still in original institution? probably yes
Location inside the institution
In situ? probably not
(Probable) original location
  • in the church/chapel (exact location unknown)
Argumentation
Related memorial objects in the same institution
Additional remarks (original location)
Additional remarks The Buurkerk was restored in the 1970s and 1980s, during which most floor slabs were transferred to the nave
Memorial piece
Function
Specification
Additional remarks
Memorial monument or floor slab
Function liturgical/religious; no information on possible other functions
Grave findings
Additional remarks no information is available about possible other functions, because the object is too damaged or no photograph is available
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Evert Gherits van Sijl
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [22] Evert Gherits van Sijl (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
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), 181; no. 188
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Incised no.: 113

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [68] Floor slab of Evert Gherits van Sijl

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with a heraldic shield and an inscription
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth
Date
Year 1555
Specified date 1555/04/28
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Utrecht, Buurkerk / 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
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Heraldry

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry location unknown
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield
Specification
Description of the shield
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) Een rechterschuinbalk beladen met drie meerls
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
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Inscriptions

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription location unknown
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Hier leit begraven Evert Gherits van Sijl sterf anno XVc LV den XXVIIIe dach in April - E. V. S.
Translation
English translation Here lies buried Evert Gherits van Sijl [who] died in the year 1555 on the 28th day in April - E. V. S.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [22] Evert Gherits van Sijl (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The letters stand for the commemorated person's name

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 22
Personal details
Name Evert Gherits van Sijl
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1555/04/28
Additional remarks
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
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