Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled!
It is now Our intention, following the example of Our predecessors, directly to treat of the masonic society itself, of its whole teaching, of its aims, and of its manner of thinking and acting, in order to bring more and more into the light its power for evil, and to do what We can to arrest the contagion of this fatal plague. - Vincenzo Gioacchino Raffaele Luigi Pecci

Henry John Spencer-Churchill

Grand Master Freemason, part of the house of Marlborough, and Royal Navy captain. He died on the HMS Dolphin in the China Sea (claimed by MQ magazine). Cannot find any detail on this battle.

Henry John Spencer-Churchill
Death 1840-06-02
Masonic Lodge Named After Henry John Spencer-Churchill
After Henry Spencer-Churchill’s death in battle on the HMS Dolphin the Churchill Lodge #702 masonic lodge was named after him. Winston Churchill’s Father, and Uncle were both initiated into this lodge.


Freemasonry - Deputy Grand Master
Lodge of Antiquity #2
Freemasonry - Past Senior Grand Warden
Freemasonry - President of the Board of General Purposes
Freemasonry - Provincial Grand Master
Initiated 1836-09-02Retired 1840-06-02
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