🎧 Elizabeth Báthory: The Vampire of Hungary
🎧 Dan Snow's History Hit • 35m
The inspiration behind countless gothic novels, Countess Elizabeth Báthory is said to be one of the most prolific serial killers of all time, accused of the murder of 600 girls during the late 16th century. Dan talks to Professor Kimberly Craft, a legal historian who has spent over a decade researching the life and trial of Countess Báthory and over a year translating original source material into English. Where does the truth lie, a conspiracy started by her enemies or a psychopathic vampire?
Produced by Beth Donaldson and edited by Dougal Patmore.
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