Reference numberCLP/15i/55
TitlePaper, 'Account of a monstrous calf with two heads' by Robert Southwell
DateMarch 1698
DescriptionSouthwell recounts the story of a calf born in Wilnecote, in the county of Warwick [England], with two heads. He believes that the calf was blind. He describes how at three days old the calf was 'as large and as strong' as a calf of ten days or a fortnight old.

Subject: Veterinary medicine

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'Account of a monstrous calf with two heads'

Read to the Royal Society on 8 March 1698
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1698.0017
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8282Southwell; Sir; Robert (1635 - 1702); diplomat and government official1635 - 1702
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