Medal commemorating the opening of the New Royal Exchange London, circa 1844 – Sheffield Freemasonry

Reading Time: 3 minutes Sheffield Freemasonry Medal commemorating the opening of the New Royal Exchange London, circa 1844. Silver coloured metal medal. On the obverse central t the design is a relief depiction of the New Royal Exchange building in London. This consists of; tiered steps, several columns, an entablature and triangular pediment, and a tower. Encircling the top … Read more

Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington and Freemason

Wellington by Goya

Reading Time: 8 minutes The eventful life of Arthur, Duke of Wellington, was evenly apportioned between a triumphant military career and an equally successful political one. His early involvement in both fields kept him away from home, which may explain why, notwithstanding his five-year membership of the Lodge in Trim, he never progressed beyond the first degree of Freemasonry. … Read more