Abstract: A fascinating scholarly study of the history of Freemasonry, which explores its links to the Crusades, Knights Templar, and the Scottish freedom fighters typified by William Wallace ("Braveheart").
Keywords: book review, freemasonry, history, Freemasonry, Freemasons, Masonry, Masons, rituals, Templars, Knights Templar, Crusades, Scotland, William Wallace, Braveheart, Great Britain.
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Title: Born in Blood: The Lost Secrets of Freemasonry
Author: John J. Robinson
Date Published: January 1989
ISBN: 0871316021
LOCN: HS403.R64 1989
Dewey: 366/.1 20
Pages: 376
Bibliography: 164 entries.
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Introduction: In Search of the Great Society


Chapter 1: The Urge to Kill

Chapter 2: "For Now is Tyme To Be War"

Chapter 3: "Whether Justly or Out of Hate"

Chapter 4: "First, and Above All ... The Destruction of the Hospitallers"

Chapter 5: The Knights of the Temple

Chapter 6: The Last Grand Master

Chapter 7: "The Hammer of the Scots"

Chapter 8: Four Vicars of Christ

Chapter 9: "Spare No Known Means of Torture"

Chapter 10: "No Violent Effusions of Blood"

Chapter 11: Men on the Run


Chapter 12: The Birth of the Grand Lodge

Chapter 13: In Search of the Medieval Guilds

Chapter 14: "To Have My Throat Cut Across"

Chapter 15: "My Breast Torn Open, My Heart Plucked Out"

Chapter 16: The Master Mason

Chapter 17: Mystery in Language

Chapter 18: Mystery in Allegory and Symbols

Chapter 19: Mystery in Bloody Oaths

Chapter 20: Mystery in Religious Convictions

Chapter 21: Evidence in the Legend of Hiram Abiff

Chapter 22: Monks and Masons

Chapter 23: The Protestant Pendulum

Chapter 24: The Manufactured Mysteries

Chapter 25: The Unfinished Temple of Solomon

Appendix: "Humanum Genus"


Author:        Robinson, John J.
Title:         Born in blood : the lost secrets of freemasonry /
                  John J. Robinson.
Published:     New York : M. Evans & Co., c1989.
Description:   xix, 376 p. ; 24 cm.
LC Call No.:   HS403.R64 1989
Dewey No.:     366/.1 20
ISBN:          0871316021
Notes:         Includes bibliographical references (p.
Subjects:      Freemasons -- History.
               Freemasonry -- History.
               Freemasonry -- Rituals -- History.
               Templars -- History.
               Freemasonry -- Great Britain -- History.
Control No.:   89023703 


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