The Knotted Rope in Masonic Esoteric Tradition

Reading Time: 10 minutes The knotted rope is an ancient Masonic Symbol commonly associated with the Tessellated Border[I], which in modern times is represented by a series of contiguous equilateral triangles extending around the perimeter of the Lodge floor[II].  Mackey[III], speaking on the Tessellated Border states: “The French call it “la houpe dentelee,” which is literally the “indented tessel”; … Read more

Cecil Chubb: the Freemason who bought Stonehenge

Reading Time: 4 minutes Come full circle Stonehenge’s history has inspired many outlandish theories linking Freemasons and druids. John Hamill recounts the real life of Freemason Cecil Chubb, who bought the landmark on a whim 100 years ago Considering its status as a World Heritage Site, it is strange to reflect that until 1918 Stonehenge was private property. Interest in … Read more