The Old Charges Revisited

Reading Time: 24 minutes Since 1717, this has been a subject of passionate concern to almost every Freemason. There remain a mass of competing views and theories, and this question has dominated research into Freemasonry.

MCF Deputy President Installed As Worshipful Master Of Three Counties Lodge

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Three Counties Lodge hosted their Installation meeting on Friday 20 October 2017 at Sheaf Close, Northampton. It was a very memorable and special evening with the Masonic Charitable Foundation’s Deputy President, VW Bro James Newman, installed into the Chair of King Solomon by W Bro Norman Pope. Unsurprisingly, the meeting was very well attended … Read more

Kipling and the Craft

Reading Time: 91 minutes The need for this further essay was first made apparent to me when—in my capacity as Secretary of the Lodge and Editor of the Transactions—I began to receive inquiries from Brethren as far away as Vancouver and Singapore, asking for materials and information which might help them to complete their own papers on Kipling, and I found, to my surprise, that while our library contains a great deal of relevant material, there has never been a paper on Kipling in our Transactions.