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Floor slab of Johan Rudde and Anthonis van Haeften (fragment(s))

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 90
Name Floor slab of Johan Rudde and Anthonis van Haeften (fragment(s))
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Utrecht, Domkerk (St. Maartenskerk)
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Fragment of a stone slab with a roundel in which a heraldic shield suspended from a ring by a cord with tassels, and inscriptions above and below
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1600-1650
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [21] St. Maartenskerk (Domkerk) (St Martin´s Church (Dom Cathedral)), Utrecht
Arguments
Specification
Still in original institution? yes
Location inside the institution
In situ?
(Probable) original location
  • in the church
Argumentation
Related memorial objects in the same institution
Additional remarks (original location)
Additional remarks The slab was first located in the crossing (until 1922) and later transferred to the north-eastern ambulatory (1922 -)
Memorial piece
Function
Specification
Additional remarks
Memorial monument or floor slab
Function liturgical/religious and historical/political
Grave findings
Additional remarks • The inscription and/or decoration refer to historical fact(s), i.e. the placement of the slab (in 1645), see Inscriptions. • 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 Joanni (Johan) Rudde
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [65] Joanni (Johan) Rudde (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons
Relation specification
Additional remarks Also commemorated on the slab: Anthonis van Haeften (d. 1645). The exact relation between Johan Rudde and Anthonis van Haeften is unclear.
Name Gertrude Rudde genaamd Weerte and Anthonis van Haeften
Composition of the commissioning party
  • members of a family
Specification
Members of the commissioning party
Commissioning person(s)
Commissioning Institution(s)
Relation between commissioning party and commemorated party The commissioning party consisted of one or more members of the commemorated party
Relation specification
Additional remarks The inscription on the slab informs us that Johan Rudde's relative Gertrude Rudde named Weerte (d.1624) had his remains transferred from the St Salvatorkerk (St Saviour's Church) to the St Maartenskerk/Domkerk (St Martin’s Church/Dom Church). Gertrude's heir Anthonis van Haeften (d.1645) had this floor slab placed in the St Maartenskerk/Domkerk and was eventually also buried underneath it.
Material(s)
  • stone
Specification blue limestone
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 109 x 127 x 0
Completeness Incomplete: a fragment (upper part of the original slab)
Condition The fragment is in reasonable condition. The lower inscription is badly worn and hard to read. The missing edges have been filled with cement.
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Borst, P., et al., Graven en begraven in de Dom van Utrecht (Bunnik 1997), 86; no. 31
  • Haslinghuis, E.J.; Peeters, C.J.A.C., De Nederlandse Monumenten van Geschiedenis en Kunst, dl. II, De provincie Utrecht, Eerste stuk, De gemeente Utrecht, Tweede aflevering, De Dom van Utrecht ('s-Gravenhage 1965), 394-395; no. 28
Other documentation
SKKN: inv. no. 967-84, photo no. 967-84_1
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [90] Floor slab of Johan Rudde and Anthonis van Haeften (fragment(s))

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Fragment of a stone slab with a roundel in which a heraldic shield suspended from a ring by a cord with tassels, inscriptions above and below
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 109 x 127 x 0
Date
Year ca.1600-1645
Specified date
Argumentation
  • date of death (from other sources)
  • based on stylistic research
Specification The slab was commissioned by Anthonis van Haeften, who died in 1645
Additional remarks The slab is included in the MeMO database because it commemorates person(s) who died before 1580
Holding institution
Holding institution Utrecht, Domkerk (St. Maartenskerk)
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 north-eastern ambulatory
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 inside the roundel
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 Three vair pales, in a chief a label of three points (Drie palen van vair; schildhoofd: een barensteel van drie hangers)
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 Suspended from a ring by a cord with tassels
Motto
English translation of the motto
Insignia or attributes
Heraldry belonging to
Heraldry belonging to Haeften
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 above the heraldic shield
Language(s)
Languages
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Haeften
Translation
English translation
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Roman majuscules
Inscription mentioning
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription below the heraldic shield
Language(s)
Languages
  • Latin
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Venerabili domino ac magistro Joanni Rudde, ecclesie [Sancti] Salvatoris canonico, huc olim translato [per] cognatam Gertrudem Rudde dictam Weerte, defunctam 10 Octobris 1624. [A]pposuit haeres eius Antonius ab Haeften [...] mortuus hic quoque [...] in pace.
Translation
English translation For the venerable sir and master Johan Rudde, canon of the church of [St] Saviour, previously transferred here [by] his relative Gertrude Rudde named Weerte, who passed away on 10 October 1624. Her heir Anthonis van Haeften had [this stone] placed [...] after his death also here [...] in peace.
Dutch translation Voor de eerwaarde heer en meester Johan Rudde, kanunnik van de kerk van [St.] Salvator, hierheen vroeger overgebracht [door] zijn bloedverwante Gertrude Rudde genaamd Weerte, die op 10 oktober 1624 is overleden. Haar erfgenaam Anthonis van Haeften heeft [deze steen] laten plaatsen [...] na zijn dood eveneens hier [...] in vrede.
Lay–out
Lay-out Roman majuscules
Inscription mentioning
Name [65] Joanni (Johan) Rudde (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The inscription is badly worn and consequently hard to read. Anthonis van Haeften died in 1645.

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 65
Personal details
Name Joanni (Johan) Rudde
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1558/04/29
Additional remarks Johan originated from Münster. He was buried in the St. Salvator- or Oudmunsterkerk (St Saviour's Church) in Utrecht, as was his sister Anna who died in 1582. Johan's remains were later transferred to the St. Maartenskerk/Domkerk (St Martin’s Church/Dom Church) in Utrecht.
Social standing
Status secular clergy
Arguments
  • mentioned in the inscription
Specification
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy canon
Specification canon at the St. Salvator- or Oudmunsterkerk in Utrecht
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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