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The Masonic Minute

Featuring Worshipful Brother Gerald


The Ancients


Share this video The premier grand lodge was founded in 1717. By 1730 some masons felt that the grand lodge was departing from the originally understood fundamentals of freemasonry.. In 1751 they formed their own grand lodge known as The Grand Lodge of England According to the Old Constitutions also known as The Ancients. This caused uncertainty in the craft both at home and abroad. The 3rd and 4th dukes of Atholl were involved with the ancients for more than four decades so members of this newer grand lodge were also known as Atholl Masons. Their ritual was similar to the irish and scottish grand lodges who reciprocated by recognizing them. The separateness of the two english grand lodges continued until 1813 when the two became one. Dr. William Wescott Alexander Pope Profane Hale, Hail & Hele Cowan Beehive Apron 1717 Corn, Wine, & Oil James Anderson Ancients & Moderns Unite Paul Revere Geometry To Be One Ask One The Ancients Royal Masonic Hospital Anthony Sayer Eavesdropper Freemasons Hall The Cubit The Regius Manuscript Elias Ashmole Christopher Wren William Preston The 3rd Degree Acacia Cable Tow Ritual Secrets Altar Dispensation Demit Balloting Proficiency Erasure Desaguliers Dermott Blue Lodge of Antiquity Worshipful Warden Installation Anti Masonic Movement Transparency Tracing Boards Masonic Education Gould Rod Robert Peary Working Tools Constitution Free Lewis Royal Arch Norman Peale Audie Murphy Leland Stanford Arthur Conan Doyle Lord Chesterfield Lewis Wallace Pierre LEnfant Arthur Wellesley Robert Service William Gilbert Wolfgang Mozart Joseph Kippling John Brown John Coustos Harry Carr Alexander Fleming Ernest Shackleton John Phillip Sousa Melvin Jones James Hoban Richard Gatling Thomas Lipton Harry Truman Albert Mackey David Wooster Sir Robert George Richard J Gatling King George VI Irving Berlin James Doolittle Tommy Douglas Cy Young Louie Tschoudy
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