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.
The legendary Caulbearer still has the power to provoke superstition and wonder, says JAMES WILLIS
CLAIRE BARRAND hits the archives to discover amazing Caulbearer stories from the Victorian era!
David Copperfield, Hamlet and Danny from The Shining are all caulbearers in fiction, explains CLAIRE BARRAND
POLLYANNA JONES take a look at some famous caulbearers from history who may have had special powers
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...