Svatba Alžběty Zhořelecké s Antonínem Brabantským
The Wedding of Elizabeth of Görlitz and Anthony, Duke of Brabant
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The article focuses on the known details of the arranged marriage of Elizabeth of Luxembourg (1390–1451), the only daughter of Duke John of Görlitz, the grand daughter of the Roman Emperor and King of Bohemia Charles IV, and her wedding with Anthony of Valois (1384–1415), Duke of Burgundy and Brabant, on July 16, 1409. The main source of information was the Chronicle of noble dukes of Lorraine and Brabant and kings of France (Chronica nobilissimorum ducum Lotharingiae et Brabantiae ac regum Francorum), written by Emond Dynter (1370/80–1449), the court historiographer of Duke of Burgundy, Philip the Good of Valois. The chronicle describes the negotiations between the Brabant messengers and King Wenceslas IV and on the bride’s journey to Leuven and the representative wedding ceremony.
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