But Scotland’s true Masonic history, while forgotten by many for centuries, remains hidden in plain sight. Compared to the Scottish capital’s looming castle or eerie closes, it doesn’t seem like a street with a secret. And, with its records dating back to it’s the.
In the ceremonies, Freemasons are told that Freemasonry was in existence when are obviously not literal or historical facts but a dramatic means of explaining.
The Origins of Freemasonry. In the Middle Ages, the term “ freemason ” was awarded to highly skilled stonemasons who were hired as free agents to build castles.