"With the aid of Conrad she now received the value of her dower in money, namely 2000 marks; of this sum she divided 500 marks in 1 day among the poor. On Good Friday 1228, in the Franciscan house at Eisenach, Elizabeth formally renounced the world; then going to Master Conrad at Marburg, she and her maids received from him the dress of the 3rd Order of St. Francis, thus being among the 1st tertiaries of Germany. In the summer of 1228 she built the Franciscan hospital at Marburg and on its completion devoted herself entirely to the care of the sick, especially to those afflicted with the most loathsome diseases." second wedding dresses for older brides
Pray for us, 'dear St Elizabeth."