The Mason Word - The Mother Lodge

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20071119

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Billy Kay studies the history of Scottish Freemasonry, which has a strong claim to be the spiritual home of a brotherhood numbering close to 6 million people.

Joined by freemasons and academic historians, Billy explores the craft's early history among the country's medieval stonemasons, revealing and dramatising their rituals.

He also examines why 17th century gentlemen transformed the craft into the Freemasonry that took off round the world in the 18th and 19th centuries.

20071120

1/4.

Billy Kay studies the history of Scottish Freemasonry, which has a strong claim to be the spiritual home of a brotherhood numbering close to 6 million people.

Joined by freemasons and academic historians, Billy explores the craft's early history among the country's medieval stonemasons, revealing and dramatising their rituals.

He also examines why 17th century gentlemen transformed the craft into the Freemasonry that took off round the world in the 18th and 19th centuries.