By Philip Heselton

A own biographical account of the lifetime of Doreen Valiente, defined through Professor Ronald Hutton as "the maximum unmarried girl determine within the smooth British background of witchcraft". writer Philip Heselton attracts on first hand testimony and Doreen's personal own papers to bare formerly unknown info of her lifestyles with attention-grabbing and infrequently startling insights. including to the still-emerging tale of the way an underground cult, defined by way of a few as Britain's in simple terms dwelling indigenous faith, turned a world religious flow during a couple of a long time. whereas Gerald Brosseau Gardner is credited with respiring lifestyles into smooth witchcraft, it used to be his excessive Priestess Doreen Valiente who made it actually obtainable to the broader world.

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