Nagyecsed is a town in Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg county, in the Northern Great Plain region of eastern Hungary. The old name of the town was Ecsed but over time it has been renamed Nagyecsed, meaning “grand” or “great Ecsed” to distinguish it. The area had close associations with a cadet branch of the Báthory family. Elizabeth Báthory was raised in the town’s now ruined castle. Her main residence and […]