Think of the most deplorable, disgusting, miserably wretched being imaginable. Great. You've successfully conjured the amount of evil in Elizabeth Bathory's left pinky toe. This vicious woman, appropriately dubbed the "Blood Countess," is widely considered to be the most prolific murderess in history. The high estimate of her death count is 650, and she is said to have been one of the main inspirations for Bram Stoker's "Dracula."
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Written by Joanie Faletto January 7, 2017
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