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Adler, Margot

Adler, Margot

Margot Adler (1946– ) American Pagan, author and journalist, Adler is the first writer to chronicle in detail the emergence ...
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Anderson, Victor

Victor Anderson (1917-2001) was the cofounder of the Feri (formerly Faery) Tradition of Witchcraft. Victor H. Anderson was born on ...
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Arnold, Charles

This Article has been revised to reflect the following Correction: : We added his date of Death: August 14th. 2015Arnold, ...
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Berkeley Witch

In English folklore, the Berkeley Witch was a wealthy woman who lived during the time of the Norman Conquest in ...
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Biddy Early

Biddy Early

Biddy Early (1798-1 874) Irish seer and healer, often described as a witch. Most of what is known about Biddy ...
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Blight, Tamsin

Tamsin Blight (1798-1856) was a famous witch, healer and pellar of Cornwall, England, known as "the Pellar of Helston." Stories about ...
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Blymire, John

Blymire, John (b. 1895) In the secret world of Penn- sylvania Dutch witchcraft, John Blymire became the central figure in ...
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Bone, Eleanor "Ray"

Eleanor "Ray"Bone (1910-2001 ) was an English Witch, one of the original high priestesses initiated by Gerald B. Gardner. Eleanor ...
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Bone, Gavin

Gavin Bone is a Wiccan and author and companion/partner with Janet Farrar. In his work with Janet and her late ...
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Bonewits, Isaac

Bonewits, Isaac

Bonewits, P. E. I. (Isaac) (1949-2010 ) was an American Pagan, author and scholar, and a leader in contemporary Druidry ...
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Buckland, Raymond

Buckland, Raymond

Raymond Buckland (1934- ) English Witch called "the Father of American Witchcraft," who introduced Witchcraft to America. After moving to ...
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Budapest, Z

Budapest, Z

Budapest, Z (1940- ) Founder of the first feminist witches' coven and the main branch of Dianic Wicca. Z Budapest ...
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Cabot, Laurie

Cabot, Laurie

Laurie Cabot (1933- ) Witch, author, artist, businesswoman, civil rights watchdog and founder of two traditions of contemporary Witchcraft. Known ...
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Carpenter, Dennis

Dennis Carpenter (1954- ) Prominent American Pagan scholar and, with his wife, Selena Fox, codirector of Circle Sanctuary in Mt ...
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Cochrane, Robert

Cochrane, Robert

Robert Cochrane (1931-1966) Controversial hereditary Witch at the forefront of the revival of Witchcraft in Britain in the 1960s. Robert ...
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Crowley, Aleister

Crowley, Aleister

Aleister Crowley (1875-1947) The most controversial and perhaps least understood magician and occultist of his time, Aleister Crowley has been ...
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Crowley, Vivianne

Crowley, Vivianne

VivianneCrowley is a prominent Wiccan, best-selling author, psychologist and university lecturer, whose work has helped to build bridges between Wicca ...
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Crowther, Arnold

Crowther, Arnold

Arnold Crowther (1909-1974) was an English Witch and skilled stage magician, friend of Gerald B. Gardner and husband of Patricia ...
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Crowther, Patricia C.

Crowther, Patricia C.

Patricia C. Crowther (1927- ) A Witch and high priestess of Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, and one of the last surviving ...
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Cunningham, Scott

Cunningham, Scott

Scott Cunningham (1956-1993) was a prolific Wiccan author and expert on earth and natural Magic, best known for his books ...
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Dafo

Dafo

Dafo The pseudonym or magical name of the woman who initiated Gerald B. Gardner into witchcraft around 1939-40. The identity ...
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Digitalis, Raven

Digitalis, Raven

Digitalis, Raven (1983- ) Pagan priest and empathic healer, noted for his teaching of "Goth Craft," a merger of Goth ...
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Farrar, Janet and Stewart

Farrar, Janet (1950- ) and Stewart (1916-2000) English witches whose "progressive witchcraft" work has had a major influence on the ...
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Fitch, Ed

Fitch, Ed

Ed Fitch is an American Wiccan high priest and key founder of the Pagan Way. Born in Roxboro, North Carolina, ...
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Fox, Selena

Fox, Selena

Fox, Selena (1 949- ) American Wiccan high priestess, Pagan scholar, ecospiritual minister and ritual artist. Selena Fox is renowned ...
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Foxwood, Orion

Foxwood, Orion

Orion Foxwood is a Wiccan, author and cunning man in the Faery Faith. Orion Foxwood is founder of the Fox- ...
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Frost, Yvonne and Gavin

Frost, Yvonne and Gavin

Frost, Gavin (1930- ) and Yvonne (1931- ) Witches, authors and founders of the Church and School of Wicca, located ...
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Gardner, Gerald B.

Gardner, Gerald B.

Gerald B(rousseau)Gardner (1884-1964) was an English Witch and founder of contemporary Witchcraft as a religion. As much myth as truth ...
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Gowdie, Isobel

Gowdie, Isobel

Gowdie, Isobel (?–ca. 1662) Scottish witch whose stories of wild sexual escapades with the Devil titillated and shocked her stern ...
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Grimassi, Raven

Grimassi, Raven

Raven Grimassi (1951– ) is an American witch with a heritage and expertise in Italian Witchcraft. raven Grimassi is the ...
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Hohman, John George

Hohman, John George

Hohman, John George (d. ca. 1845) The most famous braucher in the powwowIng tradition of folk Magic, spells, hexes and ...
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Horne, Fiona

Horne, Fiona

FionaHorne (1966– ) is an Australian Wiccan, singer, model and actress. Fiona Horne grew up in a Catholic home, but ...
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Huebner, Louise

Louise Huebner, “The Official Witch of Los Angeles.” Louise Huebner made a media splash in the late 1960s and early ...
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Judith, Anodea

Judith, Anodea

AnodeaJudith (1952– ) American witch, author, artist, songwriter and healer, renowned for her therapeutic work with the chakra system. She ...
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Lady Sheba

Lady Sheba (d. 2002) Self-described “Witch Queen” who rose to prominence in American Witchcraft in the late 1960s and 1970s ...
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Leek, Sybil

Leek, Sybil

Sybil Leek (1923–1983) was an English witch and astrologer who moved to America in the 1960s and gained fame by ...
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Lipp, Deborah

Lipp, Deborah

DeborahLipp:Gardnerian witch, Druid, author and activist. Deborah Lipp was born in Philadelphia and grew up in New Jersey, New York ...
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Martello, Dr. Leo Louis

Martello, Dr. Leo Louis

Dr. Leo Louis Martello (1931–2000) was an American witch, hypnotist, graphologist and activist for civil and gay rights. Leo Louis ...
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Morales Witches

Morales Witches

Morales Witches (19th century) Three Pueblo women of San Rafael, New Mexico, famous as witches. The women—two sisters, Antonia and ...
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Mother Shipton

Mother Shipton

Mother Shipton (1488–?) was a15th-century English witch and seer who supposedly prophesied scientific inventions, new technology, wars and politics through ...
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Murrell, James

Murrell, James

Murrell, James (1780–1860) One of England’s greatest CunnIng men, widely sought for his magical powers for healing, divining lost objects ...
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Norton, Rosaleen

Norton, Rosaleen (1917–1979) New Zealand pantheist and artist of the supernatural, whose eerie works of magical consciousness earned her the ...
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Odhar, Coinneach

Odhar, Coinneach

Coinneach Odhar (17th c.) Scottish WIZARD and seer whose ability to prophesy by Scrying may have led to his execution ...
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Old Dorothy Clutterbuck

Old Dorothy Clutterbuck

Old DorothyClutterbuck (1880-1951) The alleged high priestess of a coven of hereditary Witches in the New Forest of England, who ...
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Paxson, Diana L.

Paxson, Diana L.

Diana L.Paxson (1943– ) Pagan, Wiccan and author of fantasy fiction and Pagan nonfiction. Diana L. Paxson has been a ...
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Penczak, Christopher

Penczak, Christopher

Penczak, Christopher (1973– ) Witch and popular author of books on Witchcraft and Magic. Christopher Penczak was born on may ...
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Pendderwen, Gwydion

Gwydion Pendderwen (1946–1982) was a Celtic bard whose legacy to the contemporary Pagan movement includes a collection of moving writings, ...
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Pentreath, Dolly

Pentreath, Dolly (1692–1777) Wise woman, witch and Pellar of great repute in Cornwall, England. Dolly (Dorothy) Pentreath was born in ...
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Pickingill, Old George

Pickingill, Old George

Old George Pickingill (1816–1909) was a legendary English Cunning Man and a controversial figure to many contemporary Witches. According to ...
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Pope

Pope (c. 1630–1690) Tewa Pueblo medicine man of San Juan, New Mexico, who used sorcery to lead a rebellious fight ...
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Ravenwolf, Silver

Ravenwolf, Silver

SilverRavenwolf, (1956– ) is an American Witch and author, known especially for her books on the Craft for teenagers. Silver ...
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Sanders, Alex

Sanders, Alex

Sanders, Alex (1926–1988) Self-proclaimed “king of the Witches” in his native England, Alex Sanders rose to fame in the 1960s, ...
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Sanders, Maxine

Sanders, Maxine

Sanders, Maxine (1946– ) Prominent English Witch once married to the late Alex Sanders. maxine Sanders helped to found the ...
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Score, John

Score, John (d. 1979) Also known as m, John Score was an influential figure in Britain during the formative years ...
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Skelton, Robin

Skelton, Robin

Robin Skelton (1925–1997) was a Poet, author, professor and prominent Pagan in British Columbia, Canada. Robin Skelton also was known ...
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Slade, Paddy

Slade, Paddy

Slade, Paddy (1939– ) English village witch or wise woman in the old hereditary tradition. Paddy Slade was born Patricia ...
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Slater, Herman

Herman Slater (1938–1992) was an American Wiccan high priest and occult-bookstore proprietor and publisher, whose flamboyant style and out-spokenness earned ...
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Starhawk

Starhawk

Starhawk (1951– ) American Witch, feminist, and peace activist whose popular books have influenced thousands of people to discover their ...
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Valiente, Doreen

Valiente, Doreen

Doreen Valiente (1922–1999) was an English high priestess and one of the most influential Witches in the Witchcraft revival and ...
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Walton, Charles

Charles Walton (1871–1945) was a man with second sight who was renowned as a witch in his village of Lower ...
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Weinstein, Marion

Weinstein, Marion

Marion Weinstein is an American Witch, author, entertainer and media spokesperson. Marion Weinstein is especially known for her teachings on ...
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Weir, Thomas

Weir, Thomas

ThomasWeir (c. 1600–1670) At age 69 or 70, Major Thomas Weir, one of the most respected citizens of Edinburgh, suddenly ...
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Wytte, Joan

Wytte, Joan (1–113) Cornish woman known as “The Fighting Fairy Woman of Bodmin,” renowned as a witch. Joan Wytte was ...
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Zell-Ravenheart, Morning Glory

Zell-Ravenheart, Morning Glory (194– ) American Pagan and Goddess historian and a principal in the Church oF All Worlds along ...
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Zell-Ravenheart, Oberon

Zell-Ravenheart, Oberon (1942– ) American Pagan, visionary and author and the key founder of the Church oF All Worlds. Oberon ...
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