|Title||Manuscript, 'Descriptio monstri nati apud Fisherton October 26 1664' by Mr Hand [William Hann] and Roger Baskett|
|Date||7 November 1664|
|Description||Accounts in both Latin and English of the birth of female conjoined twins on 26 October 1664 in Fisherton [Fisherton de la Mere, Wiltshire, England]. The twins had two heads, four arms and hands, and two legs and feet. They lived for two days and died within a quarter of an hour of each other.|
Written by Rogert Baskett in Sarum [Old Sarum, Wiltshire, England]. Communicated by Mr [Robert] Boyle. Read to the Royal Society on 9 November 1664.
|Physical description||Ink on paper|
|Related records in the catalogue||EL/B1/82|
Fellows associated with this archive
|NA8137||Boyle; Robert (1627 - 1691); natural philosopher and chemist||1627 - 1691|