Rosaleen Norton

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Rosaleen Norton AKA Rosaleen Miriam "Roie" Norton AKA Thorn AKA "Witch of Kings Cross"

Australia 1917 - 1979

Comments: Pagan; Neopaganism; Wicca; The God Pan; Qabalist; "I came into the world bravely; I'll go out bravely";

Teachers: Austin Osman Spare; Aleister Crowley; Rayner Hoff,, sculptor; Gerald Gardner; Maria de Naglowaska aka the Sophia of Montparnasse, 1883 - 1936;

Students: Nevill Drury; Sir Eugene Goossens; Kenneth Grant; Keith Richmond; Barry Hale; Doreen Valiente ; Cyril Scott aka Cyril Meir Scott , 1879-1970 , author of The Initiate In the Dark Cycle; Stephen Skinner;

Friends: Beresford Conroy, husband; Leon Batt, poet; Gavin Greenlees, poet; Dulcie Deamer, the "Queen of Bohemia"; Walter Glover, publisher; Cecily, her sister; Don Deaton; Jack Parker; Walter Glover ; Richard Moir;

Enemies: Anna Karina Hoffman; Francis Honer; Raymond Ager;


Author/ Painter: paintings: Timeless Worlds; Merlin; Lucifer; The Initiate; Witches' Sabbath; Triumph; Individuation; Black Magic; Rites of Baron Samedi; The Angel of Twizzari; Esoteric Study; Fohat; The Adversary; The Art of Rosaleen Norton, 1952 aka The Art of Rosaleen Norton with Poems by Gavin Greenlees ; Three Macabre Stories; Thorn in the Flesh. A Grim-Memoire;

Resources: Pan's Daughter: The Strange World of Rosaleen Norton, later revised as Homage to Pan: The Life, Art and Sex-Magic of Rosaleen Norton,2009, by Drury;; ; see Richard Moir, Rosaleen Norton. Kings Cross Witch, Privately published, 1994;