The Influence of Kings on Craft Freemasonry

‘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

The Athole Family and Freemasonry

As the more energetic of the Grand Lodges, which formed the United Grand Lodge of England in 1813 was denominated the “Ancients” and the majority of the Lodges under its supervision were known as “Atholl” Lodges, it appeals to us that an article consisting of references thereto by many of the Masonic writers may not prove uninteresting.

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

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