Many of you have travelled long distances to be here today, particularly our friends from other Provinces. Some of you have come along to receive an honour, others to support a friend receiving an honour, and some simply because of their interest in and loyalty to our Provincial Grand Chapter. To those in that latter … Read more
A reprint of an article published in Freemasonry Today Issue 25, Summer 2003 © Grand Lodge Publications Ltd 1997-2014 The Allied Masonic Degrees Keith Jackson Reviews the Red Cross of Babylon and the Holy Order of the Grand High Priest The Grand Council of the Order of Allied Masonic Degrees now controls five degrees which are ‘beyond … Read more
During research I was doing into the Holy Royal Arch of Jerusalem I came across a book in the George Holden library at the Solent Masonic Centre at Freshwater, Isle of Wight called the Book of the Chapter and printed in the United States in 1856, the Author being the famous American Masonic historian Albert Mackey MD. The book had been part of the collection of the Bombay Masonic Library in the latter half of the 19th century.