Elizabeth was in an arranged marriage by her father to Ludwig IV of Thuringia, a German nobleman. When she was 4 years old, Elizabeth was sent away for education at the court of the Landgrave of Thuringia. In 1221 she married Ludwig and had 3 children with him, two who became members of nobility and the third entering the religious life. Throughout her life, Elizabeth lived a life full of prayer and a service to the poor.
Some interesting facts about St. Elizabeth of Hungary:
When Elizabeth was 6 years old, her mother was murdered. Because of this, she sought peace in her life through prayer.
Because of her marriage to Ludwig IV of Thuringia, a German nobleman, Elizabeth was apart of the royal court and she used her royal position to advance her mission for charity.
First picture- https://www.pinterest.com/pastorjbd/saint-elizabeth-of-hungary/
Second picture- http://www.pilgrimcenterofhope.org/event/afternoon-tea-with-st-elizabeth-of-hungary/
Third picture- http://www2.wau.org/resources/article/re_st._elizabeth_of_hungary
Forth picture- https://www.flickr.com/photos/lenarpoetry/8060762373
Fifth picture- http://dlandcatholic.blogspot.com/2013/11/st-elizabeth-of-hungary.html
Sixth picture- http://farfalline.blogspot.com/2015_11_01_archive.html