9 Famous Witches in History

Updated on August 28, 2018
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Holding a complete fascination with the folkloric witch, Nicole has studied the history and folklore of witchcraft since she was a child.

There were many famous witches through history ... here are just a few of them.
There were many famous witches through history ... here are just a few of them. | Source

What Is a Witch?

Before we take a look at some of the most well-known witches, let's examine the real definition of a witch.

According to dictionary.com, the general and misleading definition of "witch" is:

witch [wich]

  1. A person, now especially a woman, who professes or is supposed to practice magic or sorcery; a sorceress.
  2. A woman who is supposed to have evil or wicked powers.
  3. An ugly or mean old woman; hag.

Though this is the general perception of witch, it is incorrect and utterly misconstrued. While the true translation of the word "witch" varies and has been debated by many, it can be simply translated to "wise woman."

Here, witches won't be introduced as women who fly on broomsticks and consort with the devil. Instead, this article will cover historical and modern-day accounts of wise women who have been called witches.

9 Famous Witches in History

  1. Morgan le Fay
  2. Anne Boleyn
  3. Aradia
  4. Marie Laveau
  5. Gerald Gardner
  6. Sybil Leek
  7. Laurie Cabot
  8. Scott Cunningham
  9. Silver RavenWolf

Continue reading for more on each of these famous witches.

Morgan le Fey was a witch who was said to be King Arthur's sister.
Morgan le Fey was a witch who was said to be King Arthur's sister. | Source

1. Morgan le Fay (6th century)

Morgan le Fay has been depicted as the evil nemesis of King Arthur of Camelot. However, like many other famous witches' stories, this depiction has been wildy misconstrued. While Morgan le Fay's existence cannot be proven, those who believe in King Arthur's legend believe in her and Merlin's (a wizard) existence.

Who Was Morgan le Fay?

Morgan le Fay, also called Morgaine by modern-day novelists like Marion Zimmer Bradley, was said to be King Arthur's half-sister, and would eventually and unknowingly bear King Arthur a son. She is famous because of her direct association with the Isle of Avalon and with England's ancient Pagans: the Druids.

Much of le Fay's stories denounce her allegiance to her brother and her people, casting her as an evil, vengeful witch who wants nothing more than to destroy or rule her brother's kingdom of Camelot. However, the true legend is that she actually aided King Arthur in his dying hour by leading him through the mists to the Isle of Avalon to be healed.

We will probably never know the real story, or if it truly happened, but witches, to this day, do believe in Morgan le Fay and that she was, indeed, a famous witch in history who should not be feared but studied and revered.

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2. Anne Boleyn (1501–1536)

Anne Boleyn was the second wife of the infamous King Henry VIII of England during the 16th century. There are many scholars and non-believers who say that Anne Boleyn was not a witch, but if we are talking about whether Anne Boleyn was a witch because of her wisdom—well, then, I have to disagree with the non-believers.

What Was Anne Boleyn Famous For?

Throughout her years as Queen of England, Anne Boleyn became a very educated and extremely intelligent woman. Despite the rumors and later accusations of treason, adultery, incest, and, eventually, witchcraft, which led to her beheading, Anne Boleyn is now considered one of the most influential queens in English history.

Was Anne Boleyn a witch or wasn't she? That is the question. I label her a famous witch because of her incredible strength and wisdom during her life, and her desire to appease her husband and her country. Others may call her a witch because they focus on the lies and accusations. Either way, Anne Boleyn is another witch worthy of respect and study.

How Old Was Anne Boleyn at Her Death?

Anne Boleyn was beheaded on May 19, 1536. She would have been between 28 and 35 years old.

Aradia was the principle figure of Charles Godfrey Leland's work Aradia, or the Gospel of Witches.
Aradia was the principle figure of Charles Godfrey Leland's work Aradia, or the Gospel of Witches. | Source

3. Aradia

Aradia is a witch whose story originates in the country of Italy. She is the main character in Aradia, or the Gospel of the Witches, a book written by Charles Leland in the late 19th century considered by many to be an early and reputable source on the subject of witchcraft. The authenticity of this book is still debated, but it has aided the resurgence of Paganism in the 20th century. Supposedly, Charles Leland was handed a book by a woman who lived in the Tuscany region of Italy named Maddelena, and it was with the help of this book that Aradia, or the Gospel of the Witches was composed.

If one is to look at Aradia as she is presented in Leland's Gospel of the Witches, one would believe in Aradia as a sort of goddess of witches. The actual basis of Aradia's story in Leland's book is her birth from the goddess Diana and the god Lucifer. Her followers were supposedly a group of witches that had survived since the 12th century using Aradia's knowledge of witchcraft to fend off the Roman Catholic church's attempt to wipe out Paganism from Tuscany.

Was Aradia a goddess of Italian witches, or merely a powerful witch from the 14th century? I believe she was a witch who has had a strong following since the 14th century, but others still believe Aradia was more of a goddess and much more than a mere witch.

Marie Laveau was often referred to as the "Voodoo Queen."
Marie Laveau was often referred to as the "Voodoo Queen." | Source

4. Marie Laveau (1801–1881)

Marie Laveau is the most famous Voodoo practitioner of all time. She was born a free black woman in New Orleans in the mid-1700s and became the most well-known voodoo priestess in eighteenth and nineteenth-century Louisiana. She is often referred to as the "Voodoo Queen."

What Is Marie Laveau Famous for?

White and black folks, alike, would come to Laveau seeking treatment for ailments in the areas of health and love.

Was Marie Laveau Catholic?

It has been said that Laveau was a devout Catholic and would attend mass religiously. However, she was also an advocate for the Voodoo religion, believing and practicing Voodoo with the aid of the loas (Voodoo gods) and being well-versed in the arts of intuition and seership. All three classes of New Orleans society would call on Laveau in order to acquire unknown information, or to will into being some desire such as health or beauty.

Where Is the Voodoo Queen Buried?

Laveau lived well into her nineties, though some claim she died earlier than that. Her supposed grave in New Orleans' Saint Louis Cemetery #1 gets more visitors on Halloween than Elvis Presley's grave. This famous witch may have been a Voodoo queen or priestess, but she was also a wise woman and knew her craft well.

5. Gerald Gardner (1884–1964)

Since the likes of witches such as Anne Boleyn and Aradia, many witches have emerged from the shadows (or have "come out of the broom closet") in the 20th and 21st centuries because of a man named Gerald Gardner.

Gerald Gardner is called the father of modern witchcraft as the founder of the Wiccan religion. The story goes that he was shown an old way of beliefs, known as witchcraft, and then decided to try to keep the religion and beliefs alive by making them public knowledge.

Thanks to Gerald Gardner, many Wiccans and Pagans, alike, are able to come out of the broom closet today without the fear of being hanged from the nearest tree or being punished for their beliefs (though, there is still much mental and emotional persecution for those who consider themselves witches or Pagans).

Sybil Leek, a modern day witch.
Sybil Leek, a modern day witch.

6. Sybil Leek (1917–1982)

Sybil Leek was taught the ways of witchcraft from a young age and was around during Gerald Gardner's time. She is one of the most famous witches in modern history and has written nearly sixty well-known Pagan and occult books, such as Diary of a Witch, Sybil Leek's Book of Herbs, and Star Speak: Your Body Language from the Stars.

Sybil claims Aleister Crowley, an English occultist, taught her about witchcraft and that she was supposed to be his successor. Sybil Leek died in the 1980s as "Britain's most famous witch."

7. Laurie Cabot (1933–Present)

Laurie Cabot is an American witchcraft high priestess and the "official witch of Salem." She is the most famous witch alive today in many respects.

Cabot is also an author and a wise woman who owns her own witchcraft shop in Salem. You can listen to Laurie talk about witchcraft on her YouTube channel, LauriaCabotOfficial.

8. Scott Cunningham (1956–1993)

Scott Cunningham preferred to call himself a Wiccan above a "witch" for personal, spiritual reasons. He wrote many books that are read all over the world on various topics of Wicca, such as kitchen witchcraft, magical herbs, magical stones, Earth power, and the practice of solitary Wicca.

Unfortunately, there will be no more wonderful Wiccan books published by Scott Cunningham. He passed away in 1993 from a long-term illness. He continues to be one of the most famous witches and one of the most beloved Wiccan authors in the Wiccan and witchcraft world today.

Witchcraft ... is a spiritual path. You walk it for nourishment of the soul, to commune with the life force of the universe, and to thereby better know your own life.

— Christopher Penczak, The Inner Temple of Witchcraft

9. Silver RavenWolf (1956–Present)

Another famous witch alive today is Silver RavenWolf, born Jennie E. Trayer. She is an American New Age, Magic, and witchcraft author and lecturer who focuses on Wicca.

RavenWolf's name is very well-known among Wiccans and witches all over the world. She has a background in PowWow magic, from an ancestral lineage, and is also is well-versed in different traditions of Wicca. You can find her books on Amazon, or read more about her on the internet.

FAQs About Witches

What Is Wicca?

Wicca is another word for witchcraft or witchery and broadly means the practice of and belief in magical skills and abilities. Wicca is practiced by both solitary practitioners and groups. Wicca, or witchcraft, is considered to be a religious divinatory or medicinal field. Because of this, it is often a facet of societies that incorporate magic into their worldview.

It is important to note that witchcraft is defined differently depending on cultural and societal standards, thus cross-cultural assumptions should be avoided.

What Are Wiccan Beliefs?

Wiccans do not follow any single tradition, practice, or belief. Witches usually create their own unique spiritual paths by adopting and reinventing the beliefs and rituals of a variety of religions, especially those connected to witchcraft, Paganism, or voodoo.

What Is the Difference Between Wicca and Witchcraft?

Wicca is a belief system, whereas witchcraft is a practice. Those who practice witchcraft believe in the Wicca religion, though this is not always true.

What Is the Wiccan Religion Based on?

The Wiccan religion is a diverse and decentralized religion built on the foundations of Paganism and Nature Spirituality.

What Are the Wiccan Holidays?

Wiccan holidays, or Sabbats, occur with the Earth's natural rhythms, and celebrate the Earth's journey around the sun (called the "Wheel of the Year"). Wiccans refer to the commemoration of the Sabbats as "Turning the Wheel."

Most Wiccans celebrate eight Sabbats, or holidays, annually. These are listed below:

The Eight Wiccan Sabbats

Sabbat
Date
Description
Yule (Winter Solstice)
December 20, 21, 22, or 23
On the shortest day and the longest night of the year, Wiccans celebrate the return of the light and the changing of the tide.
Brigid
February 1 or 2
In preparation for spring, Wiccans clean and organize their living environment as well as their minds and hearts.
Eostar (Spring Equinox)
March 20, 21, 22, or 23
Marking the end of winter, Eostar is a day to celebrate fertility, birth, and renewal.
Beltane (May Eve)
April 30 or May 1
Beltane marks the beginning of the planting cycle. It is a light-hearted and joyful day usually celebrated with a festival.
Litha (Summer Solstice)
June 20, 21, 22, or 23
On the longest day and the shortest night of the year, Wiccans celebrate nature at its peak and the abundance of wildlife and people.
Lughnasad
August 1
On Lughnasad, Wiccans face their fears, focus on developing their abilities, and take measures to protect themselves and their homes.
Mabon (Fall Equinox)
September 20, 21, 22, or 23
Mabon, also called Harvest Home, is a time of beauty and bounty as summer gives way to winter.
Samhain
October 31 or November 1
Samhain marks the new year and is, for most Wiccans, the most important Sabbat. It is a time to celebrate all that has happened throughout the year.

National Geographic Wicca Documentary (Video)

Questions & Answers

  • Why did you include such a controversial witch as Silver RavenWolf especially given that I've heard absolutely nothing good about her from the community, save for beginners who haven't read anyone else's books yet?

    Everyone knows who she is, don't they? It's not titled "9 Lovable Witches."

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    Gadfly 

    3 weeks ago from Olde London Towne

    Greetings my little Darklings.

    Morgana le Fay had the most powerful of magik. She could even outclass Merlin the magician according to legend.

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    Gadfly 

    3 weeks ago from Olde London Towne

    Greetings my little Darklings.

    Carla Calamity is still practicing her craft at the Wookey cave in 'merrie olde England'. BE VERY AFRAID.

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    Gadfly 

    3 weeks ago from Olde London Towne

    Timeless beauty that never ages.

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    Gadfly 

    4 weeks ago from Olde London Towne

    Greetings my little Darklings.

    The Mystic Meg i befriended at a Psychic fayre is not the same Mystic Meg as in the London daily tabloid.

    Sweet dreams.

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    Gadfly 

    5 weeks ago from Olde London Towne

    Greetings my little Darklings.

    I've finally established contact with one of the most famous in 'Olde London towne'. Mystic Meg is a solo practishioner of her craft. Born clairvoyant from a long line of 'wyches'. More to follow.

    Sweet dreams.

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    Moonsdove 

    7 weeks ago

    Ive been a witch for 47 years and before that listened to folkiore and had my tea leaves read by my great grandmother.Im not going to say Im a hereditary witch, theirs another controversy lol, because its just came natural in my life. Ive read thousands of books .You dont become a witch by reading a book and the best spells are those coming from the heart of the witch created by her own power and knowledge, or his. Silver Ravenwolf is no more fluffy or uniformed then any other author for the newbie so I do not see what all the criticism is about .Its like pinterest half of the stuff on their are not additions from seasoned witches but its still fun and informative. I think she should be included shes written many books and lives her path and witchcraft is a personal path not a group project even with a coven your connection to nature to the goddess and god are your own. Your power is your own. Lovely article. Blessed Be

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    Andria24vz 

    3 months ago

    How can i contact you i need the best witch in the world.. as soon as possibale PLEASE

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    Kitty Fields 

    5 months ago from Summerland

    In one of my newest articles, I include Valiente, the Murrays, Leek, and more.

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    The Lady Raven 

    5 months ago from Jersey City NJ

    You have forgotten three important people 2 are witches and the 3rd is a wonderful scholar. Doreen Valiente, Raymond Buckland and the "Grandmother of Wicca", Margret Alice Murray. You could have even included notorious Aleister Crowley, instead of Anne Bolyen and that horrid Silver Ravenwolf.

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    Kitty Fields 

    8 months ago from Summerland

    Donna - That is amazing that you knew Scott. He is one of my favorite writers in the craft.

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    Donna 

    8 months ago from Lake orion Michigan

    Hi, thank you for your article. I new Scott back in the day. He was a great man. He loved life and understood the earth so well. Merry we meet again. Thank you for reminding me of him.

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    Celticpath 

    8 months ago

    Merry Meet!

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    Kitty Fields 

    2 years ago from Summerland

    WhiteOwl87 - You didn't offend. Very interesting points. Thank you.

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    Kitty Fields 

    2 years ago from Summerland

    limpet - agreed!

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    Ian Stuart Robertson 

    2 years ago from London England

    The witch of Endor a psychic medium who summoned the ghost of the prophet Samuel for King Saul to gain advice. A quite dangerous practice for us to indulge in i would think!

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    WhiteOwl87 

    2 years ago

    Sorry didn't mean to offend.

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    WhiteOwl87 

    2 years ago

    Hmmm, Anne Boleyn...Henry was a nutcase as were most of the malicious, prejudiced, greedy, and easily swayed fools of that time. So many lies would be thrown around to gain wealth it's impossible to know what is truth or lies. It's believable that the Boleynes manipulated the King to gain wealth, favor, and popularity. Considering at that time witchcraft wasn't quite an indictable offense, (though still added to the list of accusations) maybe it's possible they truly believed she was a witch. It's documented that Henry said he was bewitched by her. Anyone today can expect people back then to take that allegation very seriously so it would come as no surprise that once that idea was circulating there was no way or interest to invalidate it. I don't know who initially made that claim but I am confident it was a misinterpretation and if it wasn't then is was solely out of spite. Though I do believe she studied witchcraft. My speculation*

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    Ian Stuart Robertson 

    3 years ago from London England

    Though not a wyche but rather more a psychic medium one of the last people accused and to stand trial under the 1735 Witchcraft act occurred as recently as 1944. The woman concerned had been conducting seances with a theme on next of kin having lost 'loved ones' in the war. The lady got 9 months gaol but the Prime Minister of the time was instrumental in getting the Act repealed citing the court of indulging in 'tomfoolery'.

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    Kitty Fields 

    3 years ago from Summerland

    limpet - I see! Wow...very intriguing.

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    Ian Stuart Robertson 

    3 years ago from London England

    Kitty.

    Oh it wasn't a real throne but rather a medieval type of 'DAIS' which was used for clairvoyant activities. The lady in question told me of attaining a euphoric state when meditating there.

    Bless

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    Kitty Fields 

    3 years ago from Summerland

    limpet - Very interesting...I too have known quite a few. :) Never have I heard of a witch who sits on a throne, though...why would she do that other than to feed her ego? Just curious. Thanks and merry meet!

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    Ian Stuart Robertson 

    3 years ago from London England

    merrie we meet

    I find the subject fascinating in the 'adult' context rather than in children's faery tales the object was to scare the daylights out of us kids. What the practicing whyche has achieved is 'power' which she uses wisely. Having met a few in real life myself, bona - fide as well as self - styled and the pantomime witch as well. One whom i am not prepared to name here told me that when she is seated on her throne she feels an enormous heightening of a rapturous feeling. More on other whyches i have known later.

    many blessings to all kindred spirits

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    Kitty Fields 

    3 years ago from Summerland

    erorantes - Thanks for reading! Glad you enjoyed it. I believe there were both good and bad, yes. Sometimes it their "magic" was in a gray area, though...just like life.

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    Ana Maria Orantes 

    3 years ago from Miami Florida

    I like your hub. It is fascinating how you have the pictures of famous witches. I did not have knowledge of many witches that live in this planet. What, I like about the good witches. They knew how to make the right tea for people that got sick. Long ago, the king had his own tea testers. In case, the tea maker made a mistake with the herbs. Also, they made paste for injuries. Thank you for a great hub. You are great. The evil part from the witches, it was. When, they made a mistake. You did an excellent job.

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    Ian Stuart Robertson 

    4 years ago from London England

    merrie we meet

    Sophia Loren the Italian actress in her portrayal as a wyche in the 1967 More than a miracle was rather disapointing to say the least. Miss Loren traeted her character as a cheesy commedienne rather than a practicioner of magick. The plotline was also corny and plagiarised from the Cinderella faery tale.

    many blessings

    the limpet

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    Ian Stuart Robertson 

    4 years ago from London England

    merry we meet

    Rosaleen Miriam Norton was a New Zealand born 'Wyche' practicing the craft under the name Thorn.

    Bless

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    Ian Stuart Robertson 

    4 years ago from London England

    merry we meet

    i shall call Her Merkah the main protagonist in 'Cauldron of Souls'

    Bless

    the limpet

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    Ian Stuart Robertson 

    4 years ago from London England

    Might i offer Tituba from the Arthur Miller play 'The Crucible' who while probably not qualifying as a practicing Wyche may have known a little about sorcery.

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    Kitty Fields 

    5 years ago from Summerland

    I always found Baba Yaga to be more of a goddess than a witch in history, ya know?

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    Witchy woman 

    5 years ago

    Willow Rosenberg.

    JK. Actually you forgot Baba Yaga. Dark and powerful.

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    Kitty Fields 

    5 years ago from Summerland

    I'll have to check into that, thanks!

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    Eryss Brightstar 

    5 years ago

    I love your article, but there's one problem... The picture of Anne Boleyn you have there? It's actually a picture of her famous daughter Elizabeth I. Just thought you should know...

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    OldWitchcraft 

    6 years ago from The Atmosphere

    I love vampires, but I keep saying how I'd really like to see another great witch movie come out. You can't imagine what a boon it was to bookstores when that movie came out and then it snowballed a few years later with Charmed. They mentioned Wicca a few times in their first few episodes until they realized they were flirting with a public relations disaster. But, people still related that show to Wicca more than anything and it was all about books of shadows, the triquetra and the power of three thereafter. I miss those days.

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    Kitty Fields 

    6 years ago from Summerland

    Old Witchcraft - Thank you for pointing that out about Sybil. I'm not sure what I was thinking when I wrote that originally but I agree with you 100%.

    It's kind of funny that you mention the interest in Wicca because of The Craft. It's sort of like the modern day fascination with vampirism, which has obviously been stemmed from the Twilight movies, specifically with teens.

    I'll have to check out that video, thanks for sharing it!

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    OldWitchcraft 

    6 years ago from The Atmosphere

    I thought you might enjoy this link, if you haven't already see it. - http://www.hulu.com/watch/154383/the-amazing-world... - It's Sybil on the Amazing Kreskin show back in the 1970s. I watch it again every now and then. You won't hear her mention Wicca once. I knew a few Wiccans back in the 1980s and early 90s, but I had never heard the term used in popular media until The Craft movie in 1996. A few weeks after that movie came out, I went to support a fellow witch at a meeting one afternoon. It started out as an intimate meeting, just three of us. Next thing we know about 20 college kids showed up asking about "the craft" and saying all kinds of crazy stuff right out of the movie. I remember the look of consternation on my friend's face! She's a little witch who resembles the cartoon of Broom Hilda! After that we hit the big time - but, it was all about Wicca... never seen so many blessed bees flying around in my life!

    I think it might be fair to say that Sybil had an impact on Wicca and neo-paganism. Hers was a form of initiatory witchcraft with a lot of the Golden Dawn and a heaping helping of all kinds of Hermeticism in it. But, Wiccans are usually very disappointed in her writing. I could never move her books when I had my store. Most modern Wiccans just don't recognize her or her brand of witchcraft - 'cause it's not Wicca.

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    OldWitchcraft 

    6 years ago from The Atmosphere

    Glad to see you mentioned Sybil Leek here. This is a good article, but I don't think you can say that Leek was a pioneer Wiccan. She was very vocal in opposition to it for its nudity and eschewing of black magic. Sybil was British-born and well-acquainted with Wicca, but the witchcraft she wrote about was definitely non-Wiccan.

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    Kitty Fields 

    6 years ago from Summerland

    That Grrl - I agree, very good authors indeed. Thanks and blessings!

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    Laura Brown 

    6 years ago from Barrie, Ontario, Canada

    I like reading the books by Marian Green and Doreen Valiente.

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    Kitty Fields 

    7 years ago from Summerland

    Sybil - Merry Meet, friend! I would have to agree with you in that Wicca and Witchcraft are totally separate entities. Though they can work in conjunction with one another, they are definitely separate entities. I'm curious though - how was your father a scientist in the art world? That sparked my interest!

    The black arts are easy to slip into...curiosity usually kindles the urge...thanks for sharing your story. Wonderful to meet another witch! Please come back and visit any time. Blessings.

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    Kimberly Ann Rogers 

    7 years ago

    Merry Meet! I loved this article, it was benign and beautiful. I am a practicing eclectic 'Hedge Witch' who works alone. I practice the art of spellcraft with a little wicca thrown in, since witchcraft alone and wicca

    a religion, are to me, two separate things. I'm 44 years old and have been into occult since the age of six, with my father being a scientist/chemist in the art world and he also studied alchemy. I was fascinated as a youngster

    and couldn't let it go. Witchcraft is my calling, my spells are cast appropriately and carefully, although I have dabbled in the black arts. People are usually afraid of me because when my dark side emerges, it's threatening, like thunderstorm. I'm sorry about that, and the way people think of me, but that's THEIR problem!

    I'm PROUD of being a witch and proud of who I am.

    Merry Part...Kimberly Ann Rogers

    (a.k.a Sybil Kestrel Starwitch)

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    Kitty Fields 

    7 years ago from Summerland

    Thanks, ashley!

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    fancifulashley 

    7 years ago

    This was such a great hub, I could not stop reading!

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    Kitty Fields 

    7 years ago from Summerland

    By the way, I don't think the 30th century has happened yet? LOL

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    Kitty Fields 

    7 years ago from Summerland

    Tom - If I had included your suggestions, that would be negating the whole purpose to this hub. Thanks, though!

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    tom hellert 

    7 years ago from home

    kITTY,

    yOU FORGOT SOME IN THE 30TH CENTURY - LIKE SAMANTHA sTEVENS- SABRINA 0 THE TEENAGE WITCH THOSE 3 GALS FROM CHARMED Lucy from its the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown

    Broom Hilda-from Bugs Bunny...??????\

    hehehe

    TH

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    Kitty Fields 

    7 years ago from Summerland

    Jama - I'd actually never heard that Laurie Cabot story...but WOW I love it! Is that in a particular book that she wrote that you can remember? What other authors do you recommend? Right now I'm in the middle of a book about Native American spirituality and how they are linked with the "one love" movement in Jamaica! Thanks for reading and commenting. Blessed Be.

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    Joanna McKenna 

    7 years ago from Central Oklahoma

    It would take an entire hub to list the books I've acquired on earth-based religions known as witchcraft after suffering most of my life from the Christian guilt trip. Without looking, I do know I have several by authors you mention here and many you don't.

    My favorite Laurie Cabot story is the time she and her daughter were in a cafe in Salem and she produced snow that fell *only* over their booth! ;D

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    Kitty Fields 

    7 years ago from Summerland

    Hi, Nell. So glad you found it interesting! I love that book by Sybil Leek...I used to have it but gave it up when I went into a guilt-phase that it wasn't Christian...so glad I'm through that nonsense now! I do have Silver's To Ride a Silver Broomstick, and it's fabulous but a little basic for me now. Thanks for reading.

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    Nell Rose 

    7 years ago from England

    Hi, kitty, this is fascinating, I have got the Sybil Leek book of witchcraft somewhere floating around in my house, and Silva Ravenwolf too, I believe, If I can remember right, that my very large book of spells is actually partially written by her. This is a great hub, really full of facts and great info, cheers nell

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