Nov. 14 Elizabeth of Hungary, renewer of society, died 1231  Born in Hungary, Elizabeth was betrothed to the son of the Landgrave of Thuringia, and at age four was taken to be raised with him at the Wartburg Castle. Ten years later they were married. She was very generous to the poor, and after her husband's death she lived in cruel hardship until her own death at age twenty-four.

Nov. 14 Elizabeth of Hungary, renewer of society, died 1231 Born in Hungary, Elizabeth was betrothed to the son of the Landgrave of Thuringia, and at age four was taken to be raised with him at the Wartburg Castle. Ten years later they were married. She was very generous to the poor, and after her husband's death she lived in cruel hardship until her own death at age twenty-four.

Steampunk trumpet Nerf mod - LandgraveCustoms comp by *GirlyGamerAU on deviantART

Steampunk trumpet Nerf mod - LandgraveCustoms comp by *GirlyGamerAU on deviantART

Note addressed to Sophia Zarah Banks  circa 1800circa 1818 by Princess Elizabeth, Landgravine of Hesse-Homburg, consort of Friedrich VI, Landgrave of Hesse-Homburg (1770-1840)

Note addressed to Sophia Zarah Banks circa 1800circa 1818 by Princess Elizabeth, Landgravine of Hesse-Homburg, consort of Friedrich VI, Landgrave of Hesse-Homburg (1770-1840)

St Elizabeth of Hungary by Lawrence OP on Flickr. Via Flickr: St Elizabeth, whose feast is today, was a daughter of the King of Hungary who lived in the early 13th-century. She was given in marriage to Ludwig, the Landgrave of Thuringia, by whom she...

St Elizabeth of Hungary by Lawrence OP on Flickr. Via Flickr: St Elizabeth, whose feast is today, was a daughter of the King of Hungary who lived in the early 13th-century. She was given in marriage to Ludwig, the Landgrave of Thuringia, by whom she...

Princess Laetitia of Hesse   {1978} [wife of Prince Philipp of Hesse (son of Moritz, Prince + Landgrave of Hesse, Head of the House of Hesse)]

Princess Laetitia of Hesse {1978} [wife of Prince Philipp of Hesse (son of Moritz, Prince + Landgrave of Hesse, Head of the House of Hesse)]

Lowenburg Castle Germany

Lowenburg Castle Germany

Lowenburg Castle (Germany) sits amid the Wilhelmshohe Hill Park in Kassel. It really looks like a medieval structure but this palace was commissioned by Landgrave Wilhelm IX and constructed from

[Löwenburg Castle]  Translated as “Lion’s Castle” is unique among all the castles in Germany in that it was conceived as a romantic medieval castle ruin. The design of Löwenburg Castle was based on a fantasy of Landgrave Wilhelm IX, but experts regard it a very important historical monument, because it was the first Neo-Gothic structure in the country.

The Most Beautiful Castle in the world

[Löwenburg Castle] Translated as “Lion’s Castle” is unique among all the castles in Germany in that it was conceived as a romantic medieval castle ruin. The design of Löwenburg Castle was based on a fantasy of Landgrave Wilhelm IX, but experts regard it a very important historical monument, because it was the first Neo-Gothic structure in the country.

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