In the current circumstances open meetings of QC Lodge and face-to-face talks by members of the Lodge have been suspended. We are however maintaining our online support for Masonic research and making our (and other) lectures available online. Lectures that were to have been held in QC’s regular meetings are being uploaded to QC’s YouTube Channel, with Q&As hosted on Zoom.
Other online lectures with which we or members of QC are associated can be found by clicking here.
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Quatuor Coronati is the world’s premier Masonic research lodge.
Established in 1884 and consecrated in 1886, our founders adopted an evidence-based approach to Masonic history that replaced the more imaginative writings of earlier authors; it became known as the ‘authentic school’ of Masonic research.
Quatuor Coronati maintains the same principles today. We hold meetings incorporating lectures five times a year, usually at Freemasons’ Hall, Great Queen Street, London; publish our lectures, research papers, and ‘notes & queries’, in Ars Quatuor Coronatorum – ‘AQC’, the annual Transactions of the Lodge, distributed internationally; arrange conferences & symposia on different aspects of freemasonry; and share our research and encourage scholarship via the QC Correspondence Circle – ‘QCCC’, the world’s first and oldest Masonic research society established over 130 years ago.
Wherever you are based, from the Americas to Europe, Africa, Asia and AusNZ, we would be delighted if you were to join us as a member of QCCC. We are an international community and QCCC is open to everyone.
Freemasonry on the Frontier
For obvious reasons, QC’s American Conference in Boston from 18-20 September has been cancelled. We are currently putting together a book of the papers that would have been delivered and hope to make this available before the end of the year.
Membership Subscriptions and Renewals
Our membership year runs from 1 December – 30 November. Subscriptions can be renewed automatically via a Direct Debit (UK) or continuous credit card payment authority (UK & International). Subscriptions and Renewals can be made online or by phone. Check your membership status by going to Find My Account. (In all cases, please ensure you Register, an automated email will confirm / reconfirm your membership; you can then log in using that information.) And please check that we have your current email and postal address, and that you have consented to our emails.
If you have any difficulty in renewing or subscribing, or if you are not receiving our regular emails, please tell us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, referencing QCCC, with a copy to email@example.com, so that we can follow-up. If you are missing a recent back edition of AQC, these can be purchased here.
Our Research Resources contain a number of important Old Charges and Masonic Manuscripts, the early Minutes of the Grand Lodge of England (‘the Moderns’), and the early Minutes of the Grand Lodge of England according to the Old Institutions (‘the Antients’).
We also provide indexes to past volumes of AQC, Book Reviews, and sources of further information.
‘Freemasons in the Transatlantic World’ – Conference Report
The George Washington Masonic National Memorial was an outstanding venue for our last Conference. Click on the links to read the reports in Freemasonry Today and Philalethes, or visit Recent Symposia.
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