The Blood Countess

The Blood Countess Legend has turned Elizabeth Báthory into the Blood Countess. But the legends are not far from the truth of her crimes. Claiming over 600 lives during her 35-year career, Báthory has immortalized herself in history as a vampire femme fatale.   Elizabeth Báthory was a 16th Century Hungarian noblewoman, born in 1560

Baby Farmers: The Forgotten Killers

Baby Farmers: The Forgotten Killers In Victorian Britain having a child out of wedlock was deeply shameful. The practice of an older woman accepting custody of a baby in exchange for a weekly fee or a one-time ‘premium’ was an attractive solution for many unwed new mothers. These baby farms became very popular and lucrative