His Father-in-law died in Hungary, Sigismund's first wife his only child.
Sigismund returned to Constance, and Huss remained a prisoner.
King Sigismund was old, and the Duke hoped to get elected to the kingdom of Poland on his death.
Refusal of the Hussites to treat for peace with Emperor Sigismund.
At these meetings Sigismund was violently denounced, and the people everywhere prepared for war.
Sigismund also again urged Hus to submit, and said, in effect: "Recant now, or die."
Albert at first made no reply; but entered into correspondence with Sigismund, king of Poland, his uncle and lord-suzerain.
Sigismund hounded on the prelates to make an end of Hus, even if he recanted.
He had powerful friends and the undertaking of Sigismund counted for something, although certainly not very much.
King Sigismund sat on the throne, Princes flanking him on either side.