Further Reading

Further Reading 

The First Freemasons: Scotland’s Early Lodges And Their Members, by Professor David Stevenson. Edinburgh 2001.
The Origins Of Freemasonry, by Professor David Stevenson. Cambridge University Press 2005.
Freemasonry in Scotland: The History of the Lodge of Edinburgh (Marys Chapel) No. 1. – Embracing an account of the rise and progress of Freemasonry in Scotland. By David Murray Lyon. Edinburgh 1873.
The Lodge of Edinburgh (Mary’s Chapel) No. 1.: Quatercentenary of Minutes 1599-1999. By Brother Joseph Ewart McArthur.
Historical Sketch of the Grand Lodge of Antient Free and Accepted Masons of Scotland 1736-1986. By the G. L. of Scotland.
The constitution and laws of the grand lodge of Scotland (1881)
The laws and constitutions of the Supreme grand royal arch chapter (1878)
History of Freemasonry in the Province of Roxburgh, Peebles and Selkirkshires, from 1674 to the present. by Brother W. Fred Vernon. London 1893.
Memorials of the Haughfoot Lodge, by Brother Harry Carr.
The Scottish Master Mason’s Handbook,  by Frederick Joseph William Crowe
Constitution book of 1723, by Rev. Bro. Anderson
The history of Free Masonry and the Grand Lodge of Scotlandwith chapters on the Knight Templars, Knights of St. John, Mark Masonry, and R.A. Degree. (1859) by William Alexander Laurie
History of The Antient Mother Ludge of Scotland: Mother Kilwinning No. 0. By Brother John A. Ness. Glasgow 1995.
History of the Lodge Canongate Kilwinning, No. 2. Compiled from the records, 1677-1888. By Brother Allan MacKenzie. Edinburgh 1888.
Robert Burns, poet-laureate of Lodge Canongate Kilwinning; facts substantiating his election and inauguration on 1st March 1787, gleaned from the Lodge records and other authentic sources (1894). By Brothers Hugh Peacock and Allan MacKenzie.
Robert Burns, poet-laureate of Lodge Canongate Kilwinning (1893). By Bro. Wallace Bruce
Robert Burns as a Freemason (1921). Bro. William Harvey
Freemasonry in Inverness: being an account of the ancient lodges of St John’s Old Kilwinning, No 6 of Scotland, and St Andrew’s Kilwinning, No 31 of Scotland. Compiled from minute books of the lodges, by Alexander Ross. Inverness, 1877.
Sketch of the Incorporation of Masons; and the Lodge of Glasgow St John [No. 3bis]; with much curious useful information regarding the Trades’ House, and Glasgow past & present. Compiled by James Cruikshank. Glasgow, 1879.
Speculative masonry, its mission, its evolution, and its landmarksBeing a series of lectures delivered at the Lodge of Instruction in connection with Lodge Progress, Glasgow, no. 873. By A.S. McBride
History of Lodge St. Michael’s Kilwinning, no. 63 Dumfries
The Jacobite lodge at Rome, 1735-7, with a complete reproduction of the Minute book, by Bro. William James Hughan
The old charges of British Freemasons, by Bro. William James Hughan
The four old lodges, founders of modern freemasonry, and their descendants. A record of the progress of the craft in England and of the career of every regular lodge down to the union of 1813. By Bro. Robert Freke Gould.
Military lodges. The apron and the sword; or, Freemasonry under arms; being an account of lodges in regiments and ships of war, and of famous soldiers and sailors (of all countries) who have belonged to the society. By Bro. Robert Freke Gould.
Memorials of the masonic union of A.D. 1813, consisting of an introduction on freemasonry in England, by Bro. William James Hughan
The Wrights of Glasgow, by Bro. William James Hughan
The Alnwick Manuscript, No. E10: reproduction and transcript, by Bro. William James Hughan
Freemasonry in the Holy Land; or, Handmarks of Hiram’s builders; embracing notes made during a series of masonic researches, in 1868, in Asia Minor, Syria, Palestine, Egypt and Europe, and the results of much correspondence with freemasons in those countries, by Bro. Robert Morris
Illustrations of masonry. Reprint of the rare 1772 edition, by Bro. William Preston
Illustrations of masonry, by Bro. William Preston
The Scottish Mason and the Mason Word. By Brothers Professor Douglas Knoop and G.P. Jones. Manchester University Press 1939.
Cracking the Freemasons Code, the truth about Solomon’s key and the brotherhood, By Robert L.D. Cooper
The Rosslyn Hoax? Viewing Rosslyn Chapel from a new perspective, by Robert L.D. Cooper
The Story of the Royal Arch, by Brother William Harvey. Dundee, 1919.
The Triple Tau: An outline of the History of the Supreme Grand Royal Arch Chapter of Scotland. By Brother George S. Draffen. Edinburgh 1956.
History of the Edinburgh Royal Arch Chapter, No. 1, as extracted from the records of its minutes, from the date of its foundation in 1778 to the present time. By Brother William A. Davis, Scribe E. Edinburgh 1911.
Sketch of the history of the Knights Templars (1840), by the Chevalier James Burnes K.H.
Pour La Foy: A short history of the Great Priory of Scotland. By Brother George S. Draffen. Dundee 1949.
Brethren in Chivalry: A celebration of the two hundred years of the Great Priory of the…Orders of the Temple and of St John…of England and Wales…1791-1991. By Brother Frederick Smyth.
The Royal Order of Scotland. By Brother Robert Strathern Lindsay. Scotland 1971.
The Royal Order of Scotland: The Second Hundred Years. By Brother George Draffen of Newington. Edinburgh 1977.
Rose Croix: The history of the Ancient and Accepted Rite for England and Wales. By Brother Brig. A.C.F. Jackson, 33°.
The Scottish Rite for Scotland. By Brother R.S. Lindsay, 33°. Published for the Supreme Council for Scotland Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite. Edinburgh 1958.
The Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite. Illustrations of the Emblems of the Thirty-Three Degrees: with a short description of each, as worked under the Supreme Council of Scotland. By Brother J. T. Loth, 30°. Edinburgh 1875.
General history, cyclopedia and dictionary of freemasonry, by Robert Macoy 


The Early Masonic Catechisms by Bro. Harry Carr. 1943, 1963
1 Edinburgh Register House MS 1696 Found in the Court of Session Building, Edinburgh in 1808.
2 Chetwode Crawley MS c1700 
3 Kevan MSc 1714-20 Found in a collection of old legal documents from a firm of solicitors in Duns, Berwickshire.
4 Sloane MSc 1700 Sir Hans Sloane
5 Dumfries No. 4 MS c1710 Old Lodge of Dumfries
6 Trinity College, Dublin MS 1711 Collected papers of Dr Sir Thomas Molyneaux, Dublin (1661-1733)
7 A Mason’s Examination 1723 The Flying Post, No. 4712
8 Grand Mystery of FM Discover’d 1724 
9 Whole Institution of Masonry 1724 John Page, Bristol
10 Institution of FM MS c1725 
11 Whole Institutions of FM Opened 1725 Dublin
12 Graham MS 1726 
13 Grand Mystery Laid Open 1726 
14 A Mason’s Confession 1727 Scots Magazine, March 1755/6
15 Wilkinson MS c1727 
16 Mystery of FM 1730 The Daily Journal, No. 2998
17 Prichard’s Masonry Dissected 1730 
18 Chesham MS c1740 
19 Dialogue Between Simon and Philip c1740 
20 Essex MS c1750     

The Early French Exposures by Bro. Harry Carr. AQC 1971
1 Reception d’un Frey-Macon 1737 Reception of a Free-Mason
2 La Reception Mysterieuse 1738 The Mysterious Initiation
3 Le Secret des Francs-Macons 1742 The Secret of the Free-Masons
4 Le Catechisme des Francs-Macons 1744 Catechism of the Free-Masons
5 La Franc-Maconne 1744 The Lady Free-Mason
6 Le Parfait Macon 1744 The Perfect Mason
7 Le Sceau Rompu 1745 The Broken Seal
8 L’Ordre des Francs-Macons Trahi 1745 The Order of the Free-Masons Betrayed
9 Les Francs-Macons Ecrases 1747 The Free-Masons Crushed
10 La Desolation des Entrepreneurs Modernes du Temple de Jerusalem 1747 The Desolation of the Modern Builders of the Temple of Jerusalem
11 L’Anti-Macon 1748 The Anti-Mason
12 Le Macon Demasque 1751 The Mason Unmasked    

English Masonic Exposures 1760-69 by ACF Jackson. Lewis Masonic 1986
1 A Master Key to FM 1760 
2 Three Distinct Knocks 1760 
3 Jachin and Boaz 1762 
4 Hiram 1764 
5 Mystery of FM Explained 1765 
6 Shibboleth 1765 
7 Mahhabone 1766 
8 Solomon in all his Glory 1766 
9 The FM Stripped Naked 1769