Raymond Buckland - “The Father of American Wicca,” was deeply impressed by modern Gardnerian Wicca. He took Gerald Gardner’s teachings to the New World and eventually refined them into his own variation called Seax-Wicca
Ray Buckland is credited with being the person responsible for introducing Gardnerian Wicca to the United States from the UK in 1964. He later began the Seax Wica. Buckland became unhappy with the conflicting egos that were so common within Gardnerian Wicca. He kept his oaths of silence, but left that Tradition tocreate his own Tradition that he named Seax Wica.
Raymond Buckland (born 31 August whose craft name is Robat, is an English American writer on the subject of Wicca and the occult, and a significant figure in the history of Wicca, of which he is a High Priest in both the Gardnerian and Seax traditions.