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Right Honourable Lawrence Roger (1896–1969), 11th Earl of Scarbrough

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Lawrence (1896–1969), 11th Earl of Scarbrough, was Grand Master of the United Grand Lodge of England, the governing body of Freemasonry in England and Wales, from 1951 to 1967. In this portrait he is wearing the robes of the Order of the Garter, the highest chivalric order in the United Kingdom. In the background is Lumley Castle in County Durham, the country seat of the Earls of Scarbrough.

Museum of Freemasonry





oil on canvas


H 280 x W 150 cm

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commissioned for the Earl of Scarbrough and presented to the United Grand Lodge of England, 1952

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Inscription description

LAWRENCE ROGER 11TH EARL OF SCARBROUGH, K.G., G.C.S.I., G.C.I.E. DEPUTY GRAND MASTER 1947-1950. GRAND MASTER 1951-1967, PRO GRAND MASTER 1967-1969 DIED JUNE 1969 Presented by the 187 Lodges in the Province of Yorkshire, West Riding.'


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Museum of Freemasonry

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