Advanced Degrees by W.Bro. J.S.M. WARD

Reading Time: 42 minutes In attempting to give an outline sketch of the various degrees in Freemasonry in a book of this description, I am faced by many difficulties, not the least of which is how to write in an interesting way about degrees, which many of my readers have not taken, without giving away more than is permissible. … Read more

The Influence of Kings on Craft Freemasonry

Reading Time: 27 minutes ‘From time immemorial’ we have been very fortunate in that our Craft has had the support of Royalty. Without that support I doubt that we would be in the same position as we are today, even taking into account our declining numbers. Royalty brought and registered a degree of class, charisma & gentlemanly behaviour to … Read more

Sir Ernest Shackleton (1874 – 1922)

Reading Time: < 1 minute Sir Ernest Shackleton was initiated in Navy Lodge No. 2612, London, on 9th July, 1901,

passed on 2nd November, 1911, and raised on 30th May, 1913

He was also a member of the Guild of Freeman Lodge No. 3525