History of the Knights Templars of Canada: From the Foundation of the Order in A.D. 1800 to the Present Time : with an Historical Retrospect of Templarism, Culled from the Writings of the Historians of the Order ...

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…diteur non identifiť, 1890 - Templars in Canada - 401 pages
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Page 47 - Malta, and of the aforesaid preceding degrees of Knights of the Sword, Knights of the East, and Knights of the East and West, commonly called...
Page 252 - Masonic body, but there are some records to indicate that, so early as 1590, a few of the brethren had become mingled with the architectural fraternities, and that a Lodge at Stirling, patronized by King James, had a Chapter of Templars attached .to it, who were termed cross-legged Masons, and whose initiatory ceremonies were performed, not in a room, but in the Old Abbey, the ruins of which are still to be seen in the neighborhood.
Page 306 - Commanderies' was the title used by the Order of St. John, commonly known as Knights of Malta. "6. The title by which the Order is now known is that of 'The United Religious and Military Orders of the Temple and of St. John of Jerusalem, Palestine, Rhodes, and Malta.
Page ii - Entered, according to the Act of the Parliament of Canada, in the year one thousand eight hundred and eighty-four, by the Rev.
Page 362 - Order, which the old chronicle of early times so pointedly and quaintly defines : " The defence of religion became the office and pride of the old Nobility and the Order of Knighthood. The duty of a Knight was to maintain the Catholic faith. The cross of Christ was no sooner lifted up as a standard, than all Europe was united in a bond of brotherhood, to testify their love for the Saviour of mankind, and to protect from insult and injury the persecuted servants of their Saviour.
Page 358 - ... fabrication of a prominent American Freemason, Thomas Smith Webb, who, at the termination of the last century, added degrees and other strange peculiarities to the American Masonic system, — revolutionizing not only the first three degrees, but the Royal Arch and Knight Templar, and endeavored to show that he had adopted the true work of the "Ancient York Masons...
Page 299 - Priory, which do not recognize its authority, but continue to hold allegiance to a foreign body, the Chapter General of the Religious and Military Order of the Temple...
Page 146 - Sovereign of the orders of the Garter, the Thistle, St. Patrick, the Bath, the Star of India, St. Michael and St. George, the...
Page 104 - He shall not cry, nor lift up, nor cause his voice to be heard in the streets.
Page 220 - It is declared and pronounced, that pure Ancient Masonry consists of three degrees, and no more, viz., those of the Entered Apprentice, the Fellow Craft, and the Master Mason, including the Supreme Order of the Holy Royal Arch. But this Article is not intended to prevent any Lodge or Chapter from holding a meeting in any of the degrees of the Orders of Chivalry, according to the constitutions of the said Orders.

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