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master mason

An exceptionally well-qualified mason in the Middle Ages; a position more or less equivalent to that of an architect today.
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bar] BIG GIFT: Pictured, back from left, Provincial Grand Lodge of Mark Master Masons representative Stephen Wood, Hollybank Trust events fundraiser Nicky Doyle, former Provincial grand master Brian Batty and West Yorkshire Grand Lodge chairman Duncan Smith with schoolchildren Amy Ibbotson, left, and Ellie Dyson, right
Glass is treasurer of the Northumberland Provincial Grand Lodge of Mark Master Masons, one of the orders which make up the Freemasonry movement.
Its fundraising was sparked by last year's Echo Buy a Bed campaign for Velindre Hospital and has been supported by the Grand Lodge of Mark Master Masons.
The style of the windows develops from ``geometric'' at the east end to ``decorated'' at the west end, suggesting that two master masons may have been involved.
This might not matter were it not for the fact that at stake are fundamental questions, such as the origins of why we now train architects rather than master masons or of why European cities became planned around public spaces.
Master Masons were entitled to guide initiates through these rites of transformation and were considered possessors of a second sight, like magis, seers, or alchemists.
Remarkable, though, is his activity as a builder and patron of master masons in a century notable for construction.
Scottish Rite is a fraternal organization of Master Masons whose mission it is to improve the individual character, leadership and spirit of its members through relevant teachings and programs; to promote family and community values; to serve mankind through the impact of its extensive charitable outreach; to inspire men to support the principles of the organization and to strengthen the Masonic Way of Life through its worldwide brotherhood.
A new exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York tells the story of the master masons who, between the late 1800s and the time their company closed in 1962, created vaults, domes and other tile work in 1,000 buildings in 42 states.
The Redcar Mark Lodge of Master Masons donated pounds 500 to Sir William Turner's Almshouses at Kirkleatham.
The Hollybank Trust welcomed members of the Provincial Grand Lodge of the Mark Master Masons to look at specialised beds which it has purchased following a pounds 5,000 donation.
He also admitted eight theft charges, totaling more than pounds 33,000, from the Farne Lodge of Mark Master Masons between July and November 2005.