A female vampire who used her victims’ blood for bathing, in the hopes that it would help her stay young and beautiful (FW).
Carmilla a name used by Mircalla, Countess Karnstein, the vampire in Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu's Gothic novella Carmilla.
Sanguina = Latin, sanguineus "of blood," also "bloody, bloodthirsty."
196 years is a long time to live - even for witches and wizards. Vampires are generally understood to be functionally immortal, so it can be inferred that Lady Carmilla Sanguina's time as a vampire is counts as part of her life and that her death occurs when her vampire self is destroyed. -BB