British Freemasonry, 1717-1813 by Robert Peter

By Robert Peter

Freemasonry was once a big cultural and social phenomenon and a key portion of the Enlightenment. It used to be to have a global effect around the globe. this first source assortment charts a key interval within the improvement of geared up Freemasonry culminating within the formation of a unmarried United Grand resort of England.

The secrecy that has surrounded Freemasonry has made it tough to entry info and records concerning the association and its adherents some time past. This assortment is the results of large archival study and transcription and highlights the main major subject matters linked to Freemasonry.

The records are drawn from masonic collections, deepest records and libraries world wide. the vast majority of those texts have by no means earlier than been republished. records comprise rituals (some written in code), funeral prone, sermons, songs, certificate, an engraved record of motels, letters, pamphlets, theatrical prologues and epilogues, and articles from newspapers and periodicals.

This assortment will let researchers to spot many key masons for the 1st time. it is going to be of curiosity to scholars of Freemasonry, the Enlightenment and researchers in eighteenth-century studies.

Includes greater than 550 texts

- Many texts are released the following via certain association with the Library and Museum of Freemasonry, London

- comprises over 260 pages of newly transcribed manuscript material

- files are equipped thematically

- complete editorial gear together with normal advent, quantity introductions, headnotes and explanatory endnotes

- A consolidated index seems within the ultimate volume

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