The Old Constitutions Belonging to the Ancient and Honourable Society of Free and Accepted Masons of England and Ireland; Four Reprints of the First E

The Old Constitutions Belonging to the Ancient and Honourable Society of Free and Accepted Masons of England and Ireland; Four Reprints of the First E

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1871 edition. Excerpt: ...of the Charge of Justices of Peace, written by Master Lambert, pag. 227. This Quotation confirms the Tradition of old Masons, that this most learned Judge really belong'd to the ancient Lodge, and was a faithful Brother. General General iaegulationa, Compiled first by Mr. George Payne, Anno 1720, when he was 2 tatlD; faster, and approv'd by the GrandLodge on St. John Baptist's Day, Anno 17 21, at Stationer s-Hall, London; when the mojl noble Prince "John Duke of Montagu was unanimously chosen our J5ranD'8@afler for the Year ensuing; who chose John Beal M.D. his Deputy Grand-Master; and Mr. Jqfiah Villeneau and Mr. "Thomas Morris, jun., were chosen by the Lodge GrandWardens. And now, by the Command of our said Right Worjhipful Grand-master Montagu, the Author of this Book has compar'd them with, and reduc'd them to the ancient Records and immemorial Vsages of the Fraternity, and digested them into this new Method, with several proper Explications, for the Use of the Lodges in and about London and Westminster. I. HE (Bcanllatter, or his Deputy, hath Authority and Right, not only to be present in any true Lodge, but also to preside wherever he is, with the Master of the Lodge on his Left-hand, and to order his Grand-Wardens to attend him, who are not to act to act in particular Lodges as Wardens, but in his Presence, and at his Command; because there the Grand-master may command the Wardens of that Lodge, or any other Brethren he pleaseth, to attend and act as his Wardens pro tempore. II. The Master of a particular Lodge has the Right and Authority of congregating the Members of his Lodge into a Chapter at pleasure, upon any Emergency or Occurrence, as well as to appoint the time and place of their usual forming: And in case of...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
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  • English
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  • 1236646215
  • 9781236646217