Grand College of Rites

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Rite of Memphis-Misraim

Masonic rite founded in Naples, Italy in September 1881 by the merger of two older rites; the Rite of Misraïm and the Rite of Memphis.

Masonic rite founded in Naples, Italy in September 1881 by the merger of two older rites; the Rite of Misraïm and the Rite of Memphis.

The Rites of Misraïm and Memphis were united into a single order under Giuseppe Garibaldi in 1881.

It must be made clear that no Grand Hierophant of the Rite ever gave up the Rite completely to the Grand Orient de France or to the US Grand College of Rites.

Henry P.H. Bromwell

Henry P. H. Bromwell

American lawyer, politician from Illinois, and prominent Freemason.

American lawyer, politician from Illinois, and prominent Freemason.

Henry P.H. Bromwell
H.P.H Bromwell's wife, Elizabeth Emily Payne Bromwell (1837–1865) "She was the most beautiful and gifted woman, and during their brief married life they were very happy." Oil painting done by George Wright in 1864
Restorations of Masonic Geometry

On February 20, 1959, the Grand Lodge of Architects met, elected a total of fifteen officers, and then turned the ritual over to the Allied Masonic Degrees and placed it in the custody of the Grand College of Rites; "there would be no initiations and the Rite would remain dormant as far as extension of its membership and authority would be concerned."

A masonic initiation. Paris, 1745.

Rite of Strict Observance

Rite of Freemasonry, a series of progressive degrees that were conferred by the Order of Strict Observance, a Masonic body of the 18th century.

Rite of Freemasonry, a series of progressive degrees that were conferred by the Order of Strict Observance, a Masonic body of the 18th century.

A masonic initiation. Paris, 1745.

An English translation of these rituals was made by Masonic scholars Arturo de Hoyos and Alain Bernheim, and were printed in Collectanea (Grand College of Rites, 2010), Vol 21, Pt 1.

The red cross, a commonly used symbol for Freemasonry in the Swedish Rite

List of Masonic rites

Series of progressive degrees that are conferred by various Masonic organizations or bodies, each of which operates under the control of its own central authority.

Series of progressive degrees that are conferred by various Masonic organizations or bodies, each of which operates under the control of its own central authority.

The red cross, a commonly used symbol for Freemasonry in the Swedish Rite

In the United States, the Grand College of Rites focuses on the collection and publication of texts from both Masonic ritual not currently used in the United States, and defunct quasi-Masonic rituals used by other fraternities and societies.

Antoine Jourde in 1898

Antoine Jourde

French politician.

French politician.

Antoine Jourde in 1898

Jourde was a member of the council of the Grand Orient de France from 1903 to 1906, member of the Grand College of Rites from 1913 to 1919, member of the "La Française" lodge and the "Neuf Soeurs Réunis Orient de Bordeaux".

Jacques Gross

Member of the Jura Federation, historian of the Paris Commune and a contributor to libertarian and free-thinker newspapers.

Member of the Jura Federation, historian of the Paris Commune and a contributor to libertarian and free-thinker newspapers.

In 1905, he was initiated into Freemasonry in Geneva in the La Fraternité lodge, belonging to the Grand Orient of France, he also belonged to the Sovereign Chapter and to the Philosophical Council La Fraternité in Geneva and he was venerable master of his lodge and his chapter, grand master of his Philosophical Council, 33rd degree of the Old and Accepted Scottish Rite and honorary member of the Grand College of Rites.