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Gardner, Gerald Brosseau, 1884-1964

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Personal name headingGardner, Gerald Brosseau, 1884-1964
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Variant(s)Gardner, Gerald Brosseau, 1884-
Gardner, G. B. (Gerald Brosseau), 1884-1964
Scire, 1884-1964
Birth date1884-06-13
Death date1964-02-12
Place of birthLancashire (England)
Place of deathMediterranean Sea
Profession or occupationWiccans
Found inNeo-Pagan witchcraft, 1990: CIP v. 1, p. 3 (Gerald Brosseau Gardner, 1884-1964; British civil servant, founded Neo-Pagan witchcraft movement)
LC data base, 9-26-89 (hdg.: Gardner, Gerald Brosseau, 1884- )
The meaning of witchcraft, 2004: ECIP t.p. (G.B. Gardner)
Wikipedia, February 2, 2021 (Gerald Gardner (Wiccan); Gerald Brosseau Gardner (13 June 1884--12 February 1964), also known by the craft name Scire, was an English Wiccan, as well as an author and an amateur anthropologist and archaeologist; he was instrumental in bringing the Contemporary Pagan religion of Wicca to public attention, writing some of its definitive religious texts and founding the tradition of Gardnerian Wicca; he was born in Blundellsands, Lancashire; he died at sea on the ship, The Scottish Prince, while returing home from a trip to Lebanon; he was buried in Tunisia, the ship's next port of call)
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