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Join us this week as we continue our spooky season with the Blood Countess herself, Elizabeth of Bathory! The crimes against humanity that she committed were unbelievable...or were they? Let's crack open a cheap beer and figure it out together!

Show Notes


Biographics. “Elizabeth Bathory Biography – The 'Blood Countess'.” Biographics, 10 May 2019, biographics.org/elizabeth-bathory-biography-the-blood-countess/. 

Editors. “The Legend of Elizabeth Báthory: The Blood Countess.” Medical Bag, 14 Jan. 2019, www.medicalbag.com/home/features/grey-matter/the-legend-of-elizabeth-bathory-the-blood-countess/. 

Holloway, April. “Elizabeth Bathory – 16th Century Deranged Serial Killer or Victim of Betrayal?” Ancient Origins, Ancient Origins, 14 Mar. 2019, www.ancient-origins.net/history-famous-people/elizabeth-bathory-16th-century-deranged-serial-killer-or-victim-betrayal. 

Kettler, Sara. “Elizabeth Bathory.” Biography.com, A&E Networks Television, 21 May 2020, www.biography.com/crime-figure/elizabeth-bathory. 

Nicolaides, Romina. “Elizabeth Báthory's Blood Baths: Separating Myth from Reality.” Vamped, 8 June 2015, vamped.org/2015/03/29/elizabeth-bathorys-blood-baths-separating-myth-from-reality/. 

Pallardy, Richard. “Elizabeth Báthory.” Encyclopædia Britannica, Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., 2020, www.britannica.com/biography/Elizabeth-Bathory. 

Sherman, Elisabeth. “Did Elizabeth Bathory, The ‘Blood Countess," Actually Deserve Her Nickname?” All That's Interesting, All That's Interesting, 25 Mar. 2020, allthatsinteresting.com/elizabeth-bathory-true-story. 

Vronsky, Peter. Female Serial Killers: How and Why Women Become Monsters. Berkley Books, 2007. 

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Meet Chris, Tyler, Zach, and Jerry. They are the HistoryBoiz. They’re going to tell you about historical figures and events and make you laugh at the same time. Drink a cheap beer, and get some history up in you. Like the founding fathers intended.