On the Foundations and Legacy of Quatuor Coronati Lodge of Research

Reading Time: 31 minutes ON THE FOUNDATIONS AND LEGACY OF QUATUOR CORONATI LODGE OF RESEARCH. by Bro. Bob James Discovery Lodge of Research UGL of NSW & ACT, Australia   Introduction: This essay is concerned with Masonic historical research and with one particular research lodge. My reasons for closely examining the first years of this lodge, Quatuor Coronati or ‘Four … Read more

George William Speth | A founding member of Quatuor Coronati Lodge No. 2076

Reading Time: < 1 minute A founding member of Quatuor Coronati Lodge No. 2076, and secretary for its first fourteen years, it was George William Speth’s idea to form a Correspondence Circle for the lodge. An accomplished musician and knowledgeable in numerous European languages, he was author of several masonic compilations and thirty-five papers for Ars Quuatuor Coronatorum. Published shortly … Read more

Matthew Cooke Manuscript in Contemporary English

Reading Time: 19 minutes Matthew Cooke Manuscript in Contemporary English Matthew Cooke Manuscript Translated by Bro. George William Speth (1847/04/30-1901/04/19) THANKED be God, our glorious Father, the founder and creator of heaven and earth, and of all things that therein are, for that he has vouchsafed, of his glorious Godhead, to make so many things of manifold virtue for … Read more