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.
Medieval, Castle Romrod, Hesse, Germany. photo via igor
Augsburg Prunkuhr. c. 1690 Remarkable clock decorated with Silver filigree made for Landgrave Charles of Hesse-Kassel - compare detail with that on Pfaff Clock in the Green Room, Dresden - Museum Hessen Kassel