Huguenots, Whigs and the remodelling of the Masons’ Company, 1680-1740
The Huguenot Society Journal
Towards the end of the seventeenth century, the Worshipful Company of Masons in London found itself in a desperate plight. It had come under political attack, it was drowning in debt, and its historic role as a regulator of activity in the craft of masonry had been undermined. In this article, I discuss how it responded to these challenges in a new and imaginative way.
21st April 2023