Authorised form of nameEdward VII (1841 - 1910); King of Great Britain and Ireland
Other forms of nameAlbert Edward, Prince of Wales
ForenamesEdward VII
Dates1841 - 1910
Dates and placesBirth:
Buckingham Place, London (09 November 1841)
Buckingham Palace, London (06 May 1910)
ActivityInitiated, passsed and raised a Freemason 20 December 1868 in Swedish Grand Master's Lodge, in the Royal Palace of Stockholm by Charles XV (1826-1872) King of Sweden assisted by his brother Crown Prince Oscar, taking first six degrees of the Swedish Rite, remaining four of the ten degrees being conferred the following day and also the eleventh and highest degree, known as Knight Commander of the Red Cross, becoming a Knight Commander of the Royal Order of King Charles XIII of Sweden. Past Grand Master, United Grand Lodge of England, elected 1 September 1869, invested and proclaimed 1 December 1869. Associated with many other English and Scottish Lodges.
KG 1858; GCB 1897
Royal Society activityMembership:
Royal Fellow; Patron 1901
Election Date:
RelationshipsEldest son of Queen Victoria
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Vanity Fair 08 November 1873, 06 December 1894 (group), 19 June 1902, 02 May 1910
'Freemasons and the Royal Society: Alphabetical List of Fellows of the Royal Society who were Freemasons' 2010. Library and Museum of Freemasonry p 2-3
Royal Fellow before becoming King and Patron.
Royal Society codeNA5894
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
M/074Coronation medal of Edward VII1902
NLB/7/562Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster[13] March 1893
NLB/11/205Copy letter from Lord Kelvin, William Thomson, to Sir Francis Knollys13 May 1895
NLB/11/219Copy letter from Lord Kelvin, William Thomson, to Sir Francis Knollys15 May 1895
NLB/14/683Copy letter from Joseph Lister, to Sir Francis Knollys27 April 1897
NLB/20/395Copy letter from Joseph Lister, to Sir Francis Knollys6 April 1900
IM/000061Edward VII; King of Great Britain and Irelandnd
MM/9/2Letter from Charles Lyell, Kinnordy, to Susan Horner5 September 1849
NLB/57/701Copy letter from Sir William Bate Hardy, FRS, Secretary of the Royal Society [?]; to Admiral Sir Henry B [Braderwine] Jackson, FRS, GCB20 January 1920
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