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Keynsham Preceptory of St.Keyna No.455

Eminent Preceptor E.Kt. David R Branch

Installed on Tuesday 6 March 2018


March 22nd

 Estune Priory

April 12th

 King Ina

April 23rd

 Exmoor - Team Visit

175th  Anniversary


St John of Jerusalem

Eye Hospital

The charity supported by our Order

Cystic Fibrosis

 Comfort Fund

A locally run charity

Our Lady of Walsingham Preceptory No.672

Eminent Preceptor E.Kt. Paul J. Davis P.Gt.A-de-C and Provincial Sub-Prior

Installed on Monday 30 October 2017        

Bladud Preceptory No.40

Eminent Preceptor E.Kt. Geoffrey Sinclair Ifill

Installed Thursday 23 November 2017

King Arthur of Avalon Preceptory No.551

Eminent Preceptor E.Kt. Glynn Derrick

Installed Wednesday 7 March 2018

Selwood Preceptory of St.John No.244

Eminent Preceptor E.Kt. William Whitehead

Installed Monday 5 February 2018

Somerset Sword of Chivalry

Current Custodian

Bladud Preceptory


News and Reports

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Upcoming Calendar Events


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

Other News from around the Province

Gloucestershire & Herefordshire - Provincial Fraternal Visit to Estune Command Priory No.354 - Thursday 22nd March 2018


Ups & Downs


a Down Syndrome support organisation

Sword of Chivalry

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Templecombe Preceptory No.686

Provincial Priory of Somerset 2017

Highly honoured this year

the Somerset Knight

E.Kt.Adrian T. Jones

 Great Herald

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At Luncheon

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2017 Luncheon

 Great Priory

Next Meeting - May 2018

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Charitable pursuit for 2021

in support of:


Bro.Kt. Adrian J. Moore

Installed as Knight of the Order on 15th Jan 2018

Keynsham Priory of St.Keyna No.455

Charity Event

Family Lunch

Sunday 24th June 2018

Worlebury Preceptory of St.Dunstan No.121

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Bro.Kt. Michael A Collins

Installed as Knight of the Temple on 7th Feb 2018

Worlebury Preceptory of St.Dunstan No.121

Bro.Kt. Simon F I Rogers

Installed as a Knight of the Temple 23rd Feb 2018

Antiquity Preceptory No.1          

Bro.Kt.Barry C. Dryland

Installed as a Knight of the Temple 22nd Feb 2018

Bladud Preceptory No.121          

Bro.Kt. Stephen A Parsons

Installed as a Knight of the Order 26th Feb 2018

Exmoor Priory No.638

!!!! CUMBA March meeting will now be taking place on Monday 12th March next !!!!!

Bro.Kt. Graham L Howell

Installed as Knight of the Temple on 8th Mar 2018

Templecombe Preceptory No.686