The Francken Manuscript [Henry Andrew Francken] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile. PS Review of FM has found a lost copy of the Francken MS in Lahore, Pakistan. This is the major masonic discovery of the 21th century. ined three of the known Francken Manuscripts at the Grand Orient de France known copies of Francken’s manuscripts could be brought together to be stud-.

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The Francken Manuscript is a foundational volume of Freemasonry, detailing the 4th through 25th degrees as they were written in the 18th century. It is one of only four known to exist. No eBook available Amazon.

New Book! The Francken Manuscript Available Soon; Grand Almoner’s; ROTC

In fact, it is partially because the ritual has changed so much that this publication is even possible — this book does not represent current ritual, but gives readers a clear view of what they might have encountered nearly years ago.

This past weekend I had the privilege and honor of winning an award from your organization. Christopher Hodapp September 04, 1: Jean de Jerusalem in either Bordeaux or Paris.

For years, Masons and historians alike have been hoping for more access to this important work. The Francken Manuscript contains degree rituals of the Rite of Perfection Order of the Royal Secretfrom the 4th degree to the 25th.

We found other products you might like! A document, known as the ‘Constitutions of ‘ authorized an increase from Morin’s degree system to one of 33 degrees. We share stories that are large in scope, like the help we provided after the flood in Louisiana in Whatever he lacked in age, however, he made up in energy, determination, and persistence in high well-directed researches.

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His able Introduction to which was both appropriate and opportune. I will be happy to answer any question and send pictures or more videos. I cannot express how much this will help me through this difficult time. Jeff Croteau, Director of Library and Archives explains.

Behind the Francken Manuscript

In the succeeding years, Francken became deeply involved in Freemasonry, making trips as far as New York on Masonic business. We are deeply fortunate to have resources that allow us to create such a beautiful publication that will enhance our understanding of Masonic ritual. For the first time ever, the actual rituals of the parent of the Scottish Rite are available for study from a rare manuscript! To be there for them is an enormous gift.

Other appointments and honours bestowed were so numerous that they cannot well be described herein, save one or two of the more prominent ones, which be highly valued, such as District Grand H. Hughan writes an eulogy about Whymper: In it was remodelled, vacating its Masonic position and admitting non-Masons to membership, including the Bishop of Aberdeen and the Duke of Leeds.

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The book will feature:. Sign Up for Our Newsletter: Anthony DelCiampo September 04, 4: He is said to have assumed the Office of Grand Master for life, notwithstanding the displeasure of his associates. Foulds spoke about what he found most interesting about this newly published manuscript. Somewhere around this time, Fracken manuscriipt Stephen Morin who communicated the fourth through fourteenth degrees to him.

Scott S June 01, 4: On the 6th January,the literary “blue ribbon” of lodge membership was conferred on him by his election to the ” Inner Circle ” of the Quatuor Coronati Lodge. For a complete list of degree dates: As rightful owners of the work, the Scottish Rite Northern Masonic Jurisdiction decided to publish a sanctioned edition, complete with a photographic reproduction of the manuscript and a transcription of this Masonic masterpiece.


However, creating the Francken Manuscript was not just a matter of technical talent and time. Also included are the detached degrees of Select Master of 27, Knight of the Royal Arch, and Grand Master Ecose, which appeared at the back of the manuscript. It is important to share with you touchstones of what is done for Brothers and their families in need.

Behind the Francken Manuscript. Whymper was only born inand was not initiated in the Lodge Mayo, No.

I have and will always be a promoter of Freemasonry. It is but bare justice to add that no Lodge will feel kanuscript removal from their midst more than the members of No. ByAmnuscript was employed in government, holding positions as marshal and sergeant of the court of vice admiralty.

This is how God answers prayer. I do not think of the thirty or less members of the Lodge any of us thought more highly of the honour than he did, and the fact of his membership was usually announced in the works and pamphlets he issued since his election. Anonymous postings on Masonic topics have the same status as cowans and eavesdroppers as far as I am concerned, and may be deleted if I don’t recognize you or if I’m in a grumpy mood.

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