Elizabeth Bathory Tombstone. Creation by Pottersfieldcreations.com

According to some sources due to the villagers' uproar over having "The Tigress of Csejte" buried in their cemetery, her body was moved to her birth home at Ecsed, where it was placed in the Báthory family crypt. The location of her body today is unknown.

Cachtice castle in Slovakia became famous mostly because of its owner, Elizabeth Bathory, or the Blood Countess, who allegedly tortured and killed many virgins and bathed in their blood.

Cachtice castle in Slovakia became famous mostly because of its owner, Elizabeth Bathory, or the Blood Countess, who allegedly tortured and killed many virgins and bathed in their blood.

Elizabeth Bathory - portrait of the Countess watching her henchmen prepare to pour cold water on a naked serving girl in the middle of winter.  Just for shits and giggles...

Elizabeth Bathory - portrait of the Countess watching her henchmen prepare to pour cold water on a naked serving girl in the middle of winter. Just for shits and giggles.

The Countess conducted most of her torture sessions in the cellar of the old Bathory manor house. Today it's put to better use: storing wine barrels.

'Blood Countess' in Slovakia: Tourists on the trail of Elizabeth Bathory

History’s most-prolific female murderer died 400 years ago today

Erzsébet's tiny window, with space for but a single hand.

Erzsébet's tiny window, with space for but a single hand.

Portrait of Erzsébet Báthory

The Portrait of Lucrezia Panciatichi is a painting by the Italian artist Agnolo di Cosimo, known as Bronzino, finished around It is housed in the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, Italy.

Retro Brit: Evil Murderess of Hungary - Countess Elizabeth Bathory 1560 - 1614

Retro Brit: Evil Murderess of Hungary - Countess Elizabeth Bathory 1560 - 1614

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