Tag: Caulbearer

A caulbearer is a person who born with a portion of birth membrane remaining on their head. In folklore, this has been seen as lucky and many caulbearers gone on to make their mark in history.

What is a Caulbearer and why is it spooky?

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What is a caulbearer
The legendary Caulbearer still has the power to provoke superstition and wonder, says JAMES WILLIS

5 Shocking Caul bearer stories from Victorian times

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Caulbearers in Victorian times
CLAIRE BARRAND hits the archives to discover amazing Caulbearer stories from the Victorian era!

David Copperfield and other amazing caulbearers in fiction

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Born with a caul David Copperfield
David Copperfield, Hamlet and Danny from The Shining are all caulbearers in fiction, explains CLAIRE BARRAND

6 Famous Caulbearers with Extraordinary Talents

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POLLYANNA JONES take a look at some famous caulbearers from history who may have had special powers

Born Behind The Veil: 5 Famous British Caul bearers

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Famous Caul Bearers, born behind the veil
Born behind the veil: RICK HALE looks at five famous Britons who were born en caul, a mystical mark believed to make the caulbearer usually lucky or talented...

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