Ronald Hutton

Ronald Hutton (1953) is an English historian.

He studied at Pembroke College, Cambridge, and at Oxford University. He is professor of British folklore, pre-Christian religion and contemporary Paganism at the University of Bristol.


  • The Royalist War Effort 1642–1646 (1982)
  • The Restoration: A Political and Religious History of England and Wales 1658–1660 (1985)
  • Charles the Second, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1989)
  • The British Republic 1649–1660 (1990)
  • The Pagan Religions of the Ancient British Isles: Their Nature and Legacy (1991)
  • The Rise and Fall of Merry England: The Ritual Year 1400–1700 (1994)
  • The Stations of the Sun: A History of the Ritual Year in Britain (1996)
  • The Triumph of the Moon: A History of Modern Pagan Witchcraft (1999)
  • Shamans: Siberian Spirituality and the Western Imagination (2001)
  • Witches, Druids and King Arthur (2003)
  • Debates in Stuart History (2004)
  • The Druids: A History (2007)
  • Blood and Mistletoe: The History of the Druids in Britain (2009)
  • A Brief History of Britain 1485–1660: The Tudor and Stuart Dynasties (2011)
  • Pagan Britain (2013)
  • The Witch: A History of Fear, from Ancient Times to the Present (2017)

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