The Witchfinder General

The self-appointed witchfinder general was responsible for the execution of at least 100 accused witches

The Blood Eagle

The gory execution practice known as the blood eagle has divided historians over its authenticity

Elizabeth Bathory

Said to be one of the most prolific serial killers in history, some historians believe Elizabeth Bathory was the victim of a political conspiracy

The Yuba County Five

What caused five young men to abandon their car and flee into deep snow in the middle of the night?

The Highgate Vampire

Claims of a supernatural creature hiding in a London cemetery led to a long-running feud between two self-proclaimed vampire hunters

The Gombe Chimpanzee War

Renowned naturalist Jane Goodall recorded a murderously violent conflict between two communities of chimpanzees