Alain Bernheim: My Approach to Masonic History

Reading Time: 31 minutes As a French citizen who was successively a member of the Grand Orient of France – ‘that irregular body’ –, then of the Grande Loge Nationale Française – a regular one –, then of the United Grand Lodges of Germany and, for the past ten years, of the Swiss Grand Lodge Alpina, Alan presents his approach to Masonic history

Recognising London: Sir Alfred Robbins (1856 – 1931) – The Library and Museum of Freemasonry

Sir Alfred Robbins perceived influence in the governing of freemasonry in the early years of the twentieth century led to him being described as “the prime Minister of English freemasonry”

Reading Time: 2 minutes Sir Alfred Robbins perceived influence in the governing of freemasonry in the early years of the twentieth century led to him being described as “the prime Minister of English freemasonry”. Born in 1856 in Launceston, Cornwall, he became a well-respected journalist as London Correspondent for the Birmingham Daily Post from 1888. Robbins joined freemasonry in Gallery Lodge No.1928, the lodge for members of the Press Gallery of the House of Commons,

WAS ANDERSON RIGHT? WHO WAS HE?

Reading Time: 30 minutes A Review of James Anderson’s Report on the First Six Years of Organised Freemasonry by RW OSSIAN LANG, Grand Historian, 1932