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Francis (1754–1826), 2nd Earl of Moira, afterwards 1st Marquess of Hastings, KG

Photo credit: The Library and Museum of Freemasonry

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Francis (1754–1826), 1st Marquess of Hastings, was Acting Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of England, one of two governing bodies of Freemasonry in England in the eighteenth and early nineteenth century, from 1790 to 1813. In 1799 he spoke in parliament in favour of Freemasonry, to prevent it being banned by the Unlawful Societies Act. In this portrait he is wearing the uniform of a general in the British Army.

The Library and Museum of Freemasonry


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    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    259 x 152.5 cm

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  • Acquisition method

    commissioned by the United Grand Lodge of England, 1884


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