Scotland – Robert Burns’ Masonic Apron displayed within a Freemason’s hall


Scotland - Robert Burns' Masonic Apron displayed within a Freemason's hall

(by Atlas Obscura, December 29th, 2019)

 

 

Freemasons are notoriously good record keepers. So much so that The Grand Lodge of Scotland in Edinburgh can vouch for the very plain apron on display it says “almost certainly” once belonged to celebrated bard Robert Burns. You can ask to see their minute books for his signature to prove it.

 

Burns was an active member of the Grand Lodge of Freemason’s in Scotland. One of his more well-known works, “Auld Lang Syne,” is said to be about the spirit of camaraderie and brotherhood that the secret society is founded on. You hear it on New Years and think of your friends, but according to this theory, Burns was thinking of his clandestine…

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Scotland - Robert Burns' Masonic Apron displayed within a Freemason's hall

 

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