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On Elizabeth Bathory, the Blood Countess

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The life and deeds of Countess Elizabeth Báthory, the Blood Countess to you and me, read like a real-life Game Of Thrones. Her ancestral line included a dragon slayer which is why her coat of arms includes three dragon’s teeth. She was an absolute, unaccountable ruler in Central Europe at a time where the leader of a peasant revolt was roasted alive on an iron chair and had a red-hot crown pressed on his head. Continue Reading

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