Royal Masonic Cyclopedia

Kenneth Mackenzie

Sometimes quoted by anti-Masons as being a 'definitive' work of reference for Freemasonry. Based on its lofty sounding title, an observer might assume likewise. However, after his initiation (19 January 1870), the Craft held no further interest for Mackenzie and he left within 12 months (1871). His book was written in 1877 when he was not a Mason and his short involvement with Freemasonry hardly qualifies him to be considered a "source" from which legitimate judgments can be made.

Those using a reference from 125 years ago as 'proof' of the evils of Freemasonry certainly lack credibility particularly when it's a work like this! 

 

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