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After all, legend elizabeth bathory book list has it that she bathed in the blood of at least 650 servant girls she had tortured and killed. Infamous lady: the true story of countess erzsébet báthory [ kimberly l. Craft] on amazon. This biography explores the life of the 16th- century blood countess of hungary, erzsébet báthory. Countess elizabeth báthory of hungary is perhaps the most prolific female serial killer of all time. Thanks to her active years, it’ s hard to know for certain just how many she killed.
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She received it as a wedding gift from her husband, hungarian war hero ferenc nádasdy.