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

The Holy Saints John and Freemasonry

Reading Time: 9 minutes   “…AND DEDICATED TO THE HOLY SAINTS JOHN” An inquiry into the designation of the Saints John as Patron Saints of Freemasonry by W.Bro. Harvey L. Ward Jr. PM R.T. Schafer Lodge No. 350, F&AM Grand Lodge of Florida, Usa One of the primary purposes of Freemasonry is the education of its members.  Unfortunately, as the … Read more

Esoteric Freemasonry A Growing Trend

pic Khunrath’s Amphitheatrum sapientiae aeternae (1595)

Reading Time: 20 minutes The body of Freemasonry is comprised of many types of individuals whose Masonic pursuits vary according to that individual’s personality and interests. Freemasonry has been very aptly been compared to a complex tapestry composed of many colourful overlapping individual threads which taken as a whole form a larger picture.

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