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||Elizabeth (Bathory) Báthory de Ecsed is a black sheep because they were outcast, outlawed, or outlandish.|
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||Elizabeth (Bathory) Báthory de Ecsed was a member of aristocracy in Europe.|
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According to widespread misbelief, Elizabeth Báthory was one of the most notorious serial killers in history, supposedly murdering over 600 women in her castle during her lifetime. There is no evidence that she actually committed the crimes she allegedly did. It is more likely that the stories were made up by rival families. She was a widow of one of the most powerful and wealthy noblemen of Hungary, she managed enormous estates and was documented to have been very good to her people offering scholarships and running practically a hostpital in her castle. Her trial was not fair by the standards of her time (torturing witnesses, etc.) and it is widely believed that the case was to seize her assets.
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On 6 Oct 2015 at 02:40 GMT Dave McNally wrote:
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