Mary Toft – the woman who gave birth to rabbits

rabbits momAn English town of Surrey in 1726 were at the center of disputes hardball, after allegedly gave birth to rabbits.

In October 1726 to London began to reach strange rumors. Then, November 19, 1726 in the weekly Mist’s Weekly Journal published an amazing and most importantly proven news:

The poor woman gave birth to a rabbit, who died in 4 days.Poor woman was Mary Toft, 24 or 25 years old – an uneducated servant, who lived with her husband in Godalming – tailor assistant and three children. Continue reading “Mary Toft – the woman who gave birth to rabbits”