William Robert Woodman

Dr. William Robert Woodman
Dr. William Robert Woodman (1828– 20 December 1891), one of three co-founders of the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn.wikipedia
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Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn

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Dr. William Robert Woodman (1828– 20 December 1891), one of three co-founders of the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn.
The three founders, William Robert Woodman, William Wynn Westcott and Samuel Liddell Mathers, were Freemasons.

William Wynn Westcott

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He left behind a letter naming William Wynn Westcott as his successor to the S.R.I.A. and donating a portion of his library to the society.
Westcott became chief of the SRIA with the death of William Robert Woodman.

Samuel Liddell MacGregor Mathers

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Dr. Woodman is the least known among the three founders of the Golden Dawn because he died before the creation of the Golden Dawn's Second Order In the Golden Dawn, no one was appointed to take his place in the Triad of Chiefs: Westcott became Praemonstrator and Mathers, Imperator.
Upon the death of William Robert Woodman in 1891, Mathers assumed leadership of the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn.

Cipher Manuscripts

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(By Westcott's account, the other members of the German order supposedly objected to Sprengel's chartering of the Isis-Urania Lodge, and all further communications were cut off after she died.) The Isis-Urania Charter was written and signed only by Westcott, Mathers and William Robert Woodman.

England

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Woodman was born in England in 1828.

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1851 and volunteered as a surgeon during Napoleon III's coup d'etat.

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1851 and volunteered as a surgeon during Napoleon III's coup d'etat.

Forensic pathology

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Afterwards, he set up his own practice at Stoke Newington where he also served as police surgeon.

Gardening

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He had a love for gardening and was a prominent horticulturalist and flower exhibitor.

Royal Horticultural Society

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So admired was he in that field of expertise that after his death, the Royal Horticultural Society erected a memorial for his grave in Willesden.

United Grand Lodge of England

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He was appointed Grand Sword Bearer of the United Grand Lodge of England, and he held high rank in many Orders, including the Order of the Red Cross of Constantine.

Isis-Urania Temple

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The three founders, Dr. William Robert Woodman, William Wynn Westcott, and Samuel Liddell MacGregor Mathers, were Freemasons and members of Societas Rosicruciana in Anglia (S.R.I.A.).

Societas Rosicruciana in Anglia

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They produced a journal, called The Rosicrucian, which was co-edited by William Robert Woodman.

Magical organization

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The Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn has been credited with a vast revival of occult literature and practices and was founded in 1887 or 1888 by William Wynn Westcott, Samuel Liddell MacGregor Mathers and William Robert Woodman.

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Dr. William Robert Woodman, attributes low death rates for cases of scarlet fever to interventions, including

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The main leaders of the new organization were Little, William Wynn Westcott, William Robert Woodman, and Samuel Liddell MacGregor Mathers (Westcott, Woodman, and Mathers would later be "the founding Chiefs" of the "Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn").

Societas Rosicruciana

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In 1888, three members of SRIA (William Robert Woodman, William Wynn Westcott, and Samuel Liddell MacGregor Mathers ) formed the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn, which removed the restriction on membership, allowing non-Christians, non-Freemasons, and women to join.

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* William Robert Woodman, British co-founder of the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn (d.