5th Edition Dungeons and Dragons Background: Witch
You have spend your life as a member of a coven that likely (but not necessarily) serves or worships a powerful arcane being. During your tenure amidst this coven you have come to develop a great understanding of the arcane and natural worlds, and how it is that they can be taken together to great affect.
Skill Proficiencies: Arcana, Nature
Languages: 1 Exotic Language (for example; if the witches in your coven get their power from a demon you will probably speak abyssal, if they get their power from a Hag then you will probably speak Fey, and so forth).
Tools: Herbalism kit
Equipment: A ritual dagger, black robes, a pouch of various mundane herbs and incense, and a Herbalists kit, and 50 Silver.
Feature: Ritual Witchcraft
You know a single first level ritual spell from any class (it can only be cast as a ritual).