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Charitable pursuit for 2021

in support of:

Cystic Fibrosis

 Comfort Fund

A locally run charity

Bro.Kt. David L Preece & Bro.Kt. Peter T G  Yusen

Installed as Knights of the Order on 16th May 2017

The Templecombe Priory No.686

Somerset Sword of Chivalry

Current Custodian

King Arthur of Avalon Preceptory No.551

Bro.Kt. David Michael Cole

Installed as a Knight of the Temple 21st June 2017

The King Arthur of Avalon Preceptory No.551          

Provincial Officers of 2016 & 2017 who gathered for the Annual Provincial Officers Dinner

held at the Priory Retreat in Glastonbury on 26th July


News and Reports

(from around the Province)


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Calendar        Events

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Most Recently Installed Knights in the Province

Upcoming Preceptory Meetings

Archived Reports


Cogitation Corner

(Rhetorical Questions)

What does the term “a’beauceant” actually mean?

In olden times, could a horse really carry two fully armoured Knights?

When you cross your legs are you riding side saddle……?

Can the Beauceant Standard be likened to the two great pillars?

How many sword drills are performed in the Temple and Malta Ceremonies?

Most Recently Installed Preceptors



till end 2018

Exmoor Preceptory No.638

Eminent Preceptor E.Kt.Christopher C. Muggleton PGtStdB(B)

Installed on Monday 24 April 2017

Antiquity Encampment No.1

Eminent Commander E.Kt. John A Papps

Installed on Friday 27th April 2017        

Keynsham Preceptory of St.Keyna No.455

Eminent Preceptor E.Kt. Terrence Harrison

Installed Tuesday 7th  March 2017

Other News from around the Province

King Ina Preceptory No.211

Eminent Preceptor E.Kt. Kieran John Hughes

Installed Thursday 13 April 2017

Bro.Kt. Kenneth Ellis

Installed as Knight of the Temple on 5th June 2017

The Selwood Preceptory of St.John No.244  


September 11th

Somerset Provincial Priory

September 16th

KT Cathedral Service Lincoln

November 21st

Great Priory

September 1st


September 25th


September 27th

 King Arthur of Avalon

Provincial Priory Meeting - Attendance Cards to be returned by 12th August

Bro. Kt. James Dominic Brown  

Installed as a Knight of the Order on 8th June 2017

The King Ina Priory No.211


Bro. Kts. Brian J Chappil & Michael E Bowyer of Antiquity Encampment, and Bro. Kt.Richard W Sweet of Bladud Preceptory

Installed as Knights of the Order on 24th May 2017

Antiquity and Bladud Priory

Antiquity and Bladud Priory

Eminent Prior E.Kt. Dennis P Oakman

Installed Wednesday 24 May 2017

Bro.Kt. Ian William Evans, of Worlebury

Installed as a Knight of the Order 29th June 2017

Our Lady of Walsingham Priory No.672

Sword of Chivalry

175th  Anniversary


St John of Jerusalem

Eye Hospital

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