Was it the reason because of the woman below that children's folktales were written such as Snow White, the Little Mermaid, Sleeping Beauty, and Hansel and Gretel was written. These stories were mostly written in the 1800s. Was it because so that children don't talk to strangers, don't wonder off away from their homes, etc. Most of these cases happened in Europe, and most of these fairy tales were written in Europe.
-Elizabeth Bathory (Hungary 1560-1614) also known as Lady Dracula.
-Darya Saltykova b. 1730 d. 1801 was a Russian noblewoman accused of torturing and murdering at least 100 of her serfs.
-Delphine Lalaurie 1800s from New Orleans murdered and tortured slaves.
-Catalina de los Ríos y Lisperguer (1604 – 1665) was an aristocratic 17th century Chilean landowner, nicknamed La Quintrala because of her flaming red hair. Murdered at least 40 peasants.
-Enriqueta Marti was a human cannibal and tortured and killed many children from the early 1900s in Barcelona, Spain.