“My mother was lovely. She was slim and had wonderful poise; she bad very black hair, a soft olive complexion and deep blue eyes as bright as stars; she was clever, cultured and artistic, and above all she had an exquisitely kind heart. No one could resist her charm, and far from being vain and proud of her exceptional gifts she was modesty and simplicity itself. ” Felix Yussupov.
On display next to the sarcophagus of King Jadwiga are the modest wooden orb and sceptre with which the she had been buried – she had sold her jewels to finance the renovation of the Kraków Academy, known today as Jagiellonian University.