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Notes on Bulwer Lytton’s Rosicrucian association
EDWARD GEORGE BULWER-LYTTON | CONFUSION | EDWARD ROBERT BULWER-LYTTON | ROSICRUSIANS
1. 10,000 Famous Freemasons. William R. Denslow. Missouri Lodge of Research, Independence, Missourri: 1957. Vol. 1. pp, 152-153. also note:
"...the Member of Parliament for Lincoln, Sir Edward Lytton Bulwer, not at that time a freemason but shortly to be initiated...." "George Oliver (1782-1867)" by Bro. R.S.E. Sandbach Ars Quatuor Coronatorum. (21 February 1985) vol. 98, p. 31. ISBN 0 907655 10 6. CF. : "Fringe Masonry in England" by Bro. Ellic HoweArs Quatuor Coronatorum. vol. 85 (1972), p. 242. where Lytton’s masonic membership is denied. [Return]
2. "Cette association nouvelle fut fondée par R. Wentworth Little, qui en devint le premier Mage. Kenneth R.H. Mackenzie et Hargrave Jennings, auteurs de plusieurs ouvrages sur la Franc-Maçonnerie et le Rosicrucianisme, comptaient parmi ses membres les plus importants. Elle fonda en 1866 à Londres le Metropolitan College et la Societas Rosicruciane in Scotia. Depuis 1868 son organe est The Rosicrucian. En 1871 Lord Lytton fut nommé Grand Patron du Metropolitan College, et Eliphas Lévi fut accepté comme membre en 1873." Histoire des Rose-Croix Fr. Wittemans. 3me Édition. Paris Editions Adyar. 4, Square Rapp: 1925 p. 156. [Return]
3. Edward Bulwer-Lytton. James L. Campbell, Sr.. Twayne Publishers, Boston: 1986.
page 1. [Return]
4. The Societas Rosicruciana in Anglia was founded by Robert Wentworth Little and Kenneth R. H. Mackenzie in 1865. They also founded the Metropolitan College in 1866. "At about the same time the Societas Rosicruciana in Scotia was founded though a previous organization was in existence before 1867." Encyclopedia of Freemasonry. vol ii. Albert G. Mackey. p. 880. [Return]
5. Rosicrucian Questions and Answers. H. Spencer Lewis. Supreme Grand Lodge of AMORC, San Jose, California:1959 [sixth edition].
pp. 126-144. [Return]

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