Ronald Hutton

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Ronald Hutton

England 1953 - present


Comments: England's reigning academic historian of Paganism, very good writer and speaker, not condescending as many other academics tend to be; Gardnerian Wicca;


Teachers: Gerald Gardner; all his spiritual descendents in Wicca, Paganism and Neopaganism; Saint Bede aka The Venerable Bede;

Students: Asphodel Long; Tim Sebastion, Chief of the Secular Order of Druids; Wiccan Elder Frederic Lamond ;

Friends: Judy Harrow;


Organizations: University of Bristol; Magdalen College, Oxford

Author:The Royalist War Effort (1981); The Restoration (1985) ; Charles the Second (1989); The Pagan Religions of the Ancient British Isles (1991); The Rise and Fall of Merry England (1994); The Stations of the Sun (1996); The Triumph of the Moon (1999)THE Pagan Studies coursebook; Shamans (2001); What If the Gunpowder Plot Had Succeeded?; Pagan Britain, 2013;


Resources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ronald_Hutton ; http://www.economist.com/news/books-and-arts/21591543-it-hard-know-sure-what-people-used-believe-more-questions-answers?fsrc=rss%7Cbar ;http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/dominicselwood/100252072/the-dark-deep-roots-of-britains-fascination-with-witchcraft/?fb ;