Erzsebet; an oil painting her father had commissioned for Ferenec Nadasdy, the man to whom she was betrothed at eleven years old. They married in her fifteenth year. His wedding gift was his home, Cachtice Castle in Hungry.
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Countess Bathory - Countess Elizabeth Báthory de Ecsed (Báthory Erzsébet in Hungarian, Alžbeta Bátoriová in Slovak; 7 August 1560 – 21 August 1614) was a countess from the renowned Báthory family of Hungarian nobility. Although the number of murders is debated, she has been labeled the most prolific female serial killer in history and is remembered as the "Blood Countess."