Eleanor Bone

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Eleanor Bone AKA Ray Bone AKA Rae Beth Bone AKA The "Matriarch of British Witchcraft"

England 1910 - 2001

Comments; Neopaganism; Gardnerian Wicca; appears in The Power of the Witch documentary, 1971, see http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wi9pZEhNQvQ; appeared in 1964, LIFE magazine;

Teachers: Gerald Gardner; Edith Woodford-Grimes AKA "Dafo"

Students: Madge Worthington; Arthur Worthington of the Whitecroft line of Gardnerian Wicca; Ronald Hutton; Jean and John Score, Michael Houghton's partner in Atlantis Bookshop; Prudence Jones of the Pagan Federation; ; Nigel Pennick of the Pagan Anti-Defamation League (PADL); Caitlin Matthews aka Kathy Matthews; John Matthews, co-author and husband; Vivianne Crowley;

Friends / Enemies /Partners: Alexander Sanders; Jack Bracelin; Patricia Crowther; Doreen Valiente; Idries Shah;

Organizations: New Forest coven ;


Resources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eleanor_Bone; http://life.time.com/curiosities/real-witches-photos-of-english-pagans/#1 ;