square of Târgovişte
Vlad's atrocities against the people of Wallachia were
usually attempts to enforce his own moral code upon his
country. According to the pamphlets, he appears to have
been particularly concerned with female chastity.
Guilty Pleasures by
Laurell K. Hamilton
Maidens who lost their virginity, adulterous wives, and
unchaste widows were all targets of Vlad's cruelty. Such
women often had their sexual organs cut out or their
breasts cut off. They were also often impaled through
the vagina on red-hot stakes that were forced through
the body until they emerged from the mouth.
report tells of the execution of an unfaithful wife. The
woman's breasts were cut off, then she was skinned and
impaled in a square in Târgovişte with her skin lying on
a nearby table. Vlad also insisted that his people be
honest and hard-working.
cheated their customers were likely to find themselves
mounted on a stake beside common thieves. Vlad also
viewed the poor, sick and beggars as thieves. One
horrific tale tells of h and
poor in the area to a large dinner only to have them
locked inside and the building burned.
Dracula - Vlad III the Impaler
The Russian stories about Vlad Ţepeş