The Dunboyne Jewel.

Reading Time: 3 minutes Jewel made in 1808 by Thomas Harper of London and purchased by the Hon Theobald Fitzwaller Butler. The Honourable Theobald Fitzwalter William Butler was the son of James Butler 13th Baron Dunboyne, and spent the early part of his life on the family estates in North Munster. He joined the original Royal Arch Lodge No … Read more

Masonic Charitable Foundation: An address by VW Bro His Honour Judge Richard Hone, President, and David Innes, Chief Executive

Reading Time: 8 minutes Quarterly Communication 9 March 2016 An address by VW Bro His Honour Judge Richard Hone, President, and David Innes, Chief Executive Richard Hone: Pro Grand Master, Deputy Grand Master and brethren, I am delighted to address Grand Lodge for the first time, as President of the Masonic Charitable Foundation, and I am very proud to be the … Read more

THE ROOTS OF FREEMASONRY – W.Bro. Trevor Jenkins, PM Nautilus Lodge No. 4259

Reading Time: 19 minutes For centuries Masonic historians have been puzzled by the motives for, and the purpose of, the formation of the craft of freemasonry, both in its operative, and speculative form, and whilst endeavouring to investigate the mysteries surrounding the formation of our order, it seems that the riddle actually forms itself into three distinct questions

Freemasons raise £100k in a day for charity | Provincial Grand Lodge Renfrewshire East

Reading Time: 2 minutes Masons raise £100k in a day for charityScottish Freemasons, friends and ladies from 14 Masonic Provinces from all over Scotland – including 28 participants from Lodges in Renfrewshire East – accepted a Zipslide Challenge issued to them to be in Glasgow on 14 May to zipslide across the River Clyde to raise funds for Prostate Scotland. Glasgow produced stunning weather for the event when over 170 freemasons, friends and ladies were joined by a large and enthusiastic crowd of supporters who created a festival atmosphere as they took their challenge across the Clyde to the west of the Finnieston Crane to raise money for the charity.