Arrival of the Bride

The bridal convoy approached the town of Landshut via Nürnberg, Ingolstadt and Moosburg.

It was on the morning of Tuesday November 14th. Princes,Bishops and hundreds of mercenaries rode out over the hills near Landshut to meet the bride. In Landshut the horsemen of Duke Albrecht of Munich formed an espalier to honour Georg’s future bride. In the meantime, the Emperor, the bridegroom and a great number of followers waited for the arrival of the bride near the town.

Duke Otto escorted the bride to the Emperor who embraced her and gave her his hand. A speech from the Margrave to welcome Hedwig was interpreted by a Polish gentleman for her.