On this date, April 7, 1523, Katharina von Bora and six other nuns arrived in Wittenberg after escaping from Nimbschen convent. she would become the wife of Martin Luther two years later on June 13, 1525.

Since her death, it has been passed on from generation to generation that some of her last words were, “I will stick to Christ as a burr to cloth.”

I will stick to Christ as a burr to cloth

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