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On this page you will find the answer to many questions about Freemasonry

The information contained in the links have been reproduced on this web site by kind permission from the United Grand Lodge of England via Martin Byas U.G.L.E Website Administrator

What is Freemasonry?

Why do people join and remain members?

What promises do Freemasons take?

Who can join?

Is Freemasonry a religion?

Is Freemasonry a secret society?

Is Freemasonry involved in politics?

Is Freemasonry involved in the community?

What are the Essential Qualification for Membership?

What are the Three Great Principles in Freemasonry?

Freemasonry and Society Freemasonry

Freemasonry's External Relations

Regular Freemasonry and Public Affairs

How many Freemasons are there?

How and when did Freemasonry start?

How many degrees are there in Freemasonry ?

What happens at a lodge meeting?

Isn't ritual out of place in modern society?

Why do you wear regalia?

How much does it cost to be a Freemason ?

Why do Freemasons take oaths?

Are Freemasons expected to prefer fellow Masons at the expense of others in giving jobs, promotions, contracts and the like?

Isn't it true that Freemasons only look after each other?

Isn't Freemasonry just another political pressure group?

Are there not Masonic groups who are involved in politics?

Why don't you have women members?

What is the relationship between Freemasonry and groups like the Orange Order, Odd Fellows and Buffaloes?

Is Freemasonry an international Order?

How to join the Freemasons

Famous Freemasons


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