Elizabeth Bathory Vs. Iago

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The reason why I chose Elizabeth Bathory as my evil character instead of Iago is because. She was a dangerous serial killer back in the 16th century. She would also use her victims blood to soak in the tub. But Iago all Iago did was try and sabotage a lot of people. Now I’ll tell you some facts about each character to, show you who is more evil. Elizabeth Bathory went through a lot at a young age.She was forced to be married at the age of fifthteen. She a had married Ferenc Nádasdy, the son of Baron. Nádasdy's wedding gift to Báthory was his home, Csejte Castle. However, only three years after their marriage, Nádasdy became the chief commander of Hungarian troops, leading them to war against the Ottomans, and in 1604, Ferenc died at the age of 48, reportedly due to an unknown illness or a battle wound. During the war, and after Ferenc’s death, Elizabeth was left to run the Nádasdy estate, including management of its defence, business affairs, and upkeep, which would have been no easy task. It was during these years that Elizabeth was said to have gone on a brutal killing spree. The first account of Elizbeth Báthory’s killing spree appeared in 1729 (more than a century after her death) in the book ‘Tragica Historia’ by Jesuit scholar László Turóczi. According to Turóczi, Elizabeth would kidnap young peasant women from the nearby town or lure them to the castle with the promise of well-paid work, and would subsequently torture them to death through severe beatings, burning,

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