Famous Freemasons – Abd-el-Kader

Reading Time: 2 minutes Abd-el-Kader (1807-1883) Algerian patriot and emir of Mascara. b. near Mascara, his family were Sherifs or descendants of Mohammed, and his father, Mahi-ed-Din, was celebrated throughout north Africa for his piety and charity. He received an excellent education in theology, philosophy and the manly arts such as horsemanship

Sir Walter Scott as a freemason

Reading Time: 19 minutes An account of his connection with the fraternity. by Bro. Adam Muir Mackay, PM., Lodge St. David No. 36, Edinburgh.   Chapter I. Erection of Lodge St. David.Initiation of Scott’s Father.Initiation of Robert Scott. Hyndford’s Close.Elected an Office Bearer.Death of Scott’s Father.   Walter Ferguson. THE Lodge in which Sir Walter Scott was initiated into … Read more