Foundations: The Prestonian Lecture

by Ric Berman

Paper Book, 2017

Status

Available

Publication

The Old Stables Press (2017), Edition: Second, 156 pages

Description

Foundations - new light on the formation and early years of the Grand Lodge of England, the Prestonian Lecture for 2016, explores the evolution of Freemasonry from the fourteenth century to the creation of the first Grand Lodge of England in 1717. Ric Berman challenges old Masonic myths, explains the interconnections between Freemasonry, Grand Lodge and Britain's new Hanoverian government, and outlines how and why its leaders positioned the Craft as a bastion against Jacobitism. The book celebrates and provides a context for the 300th anniversary of the formation of the world's first Grand Lodge.

Language

ISBN

0995756813 / 9780995756816

Local notes

Purchased at Freemasons Hall, United Grand Lodge of England, London, 2018

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