Breac, Aidan

Breac, Aidan (1897-1989)

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

Scottish Witch born and raised in a hereditary Craft family. Both of his parents were schoolteachers. Aidan was born in Dingwall, not far from Inverness. He lived the last thirty years of his life on Priest Island, off the northwest coast of Ross and Cromerty County, Scotland, devoting his time to teaching the PectiWita tradition.

Breac claimed that an ancestor, Elspet Breac, was a member of a group of Forfar Witches, some of whom were tried and burned at the stake in 1661.

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