Category: history

Human Right

The oldest mixed gender Masonic organisation is shortly known as “Le Droit Humain”, “the human right”. The full name is “Ordre Maçonnique Mixte Internationale Le...

Lest a woman should offer herself

A while ago I was reading Jachin and Boaz (1) the famous ‘exposure’ from 1762. On the part about the taking of the oath, the...

Rudolf Steiner and Le Droit Humain?

The possible connections of Rudolf Steiner (1861-1925) with Le Droit Humain remain elusive. Over four years ago I wrote about Anthroposophy and co-Masonry for which...

Old photos, who likes a puzzle?

Yesterday I received a little book in Dutch which was published to celebrate the 50th birthday of the international order Le Droit Humain in 1949....

Shee

The one of the elders takeing the Booke and that hee or shee that is to be made mason shall lay their hands thereon, and the charge...

Annie Besant and Freemasonry

Annie Besant has played an enormously big role in mixed gender Freemasonry, so naturally she features frequently in texts about the subject. Still, Andrew Prescott...

Maçonnerie des Dames

Andreas Önnerfors has an interesting essay about “The plans of the Strict Observance to establish a female branch”. The Strict Observance? Aren’t they… very conservative?...

History

Much information can already be found on the internet. No need to reproduce all that. Especially Wikipedia has some fairly good information, so you can...