In November, 1473, a Württemberg marriage broker first traveled to Mantua in the Palazzo di San Giorgio. In March of 1474, Eberhard himself traveled to Révere near Mantua to get an impression of his bride, 10 years his junior. On April 12, 1474, they were formally married in the Mantua Cathedral. The marriage contract was signed and certified on April 14. In it, among other things, Barbara's travel to Urach was stipulated, which would take place in June of 1474.