Emperor Heraclius conclave no.505 enthronement meeting - 1st march 2016
Emperor Heraclius Conclave were honoured with the presence of the Official Visitor E. Kt Mike Neville, Divisional Eusebius, also in attendance was Rt Illustrious Knight Bob Hancock, the Intendant General for Surrey. The Intendant General was accompanied by his Marshall MP. Knight Simon McCarthy.
They were welcomed to the meeting by the Most Puissant Sovereign, E.Kt Bob Tuthill, Divisional Chamberlain. The Worthy Knights enjoyed a most interesting meeting with the enthronement of E. Knight Gordon Stewart as the Sovereign and the consecration of Kt George Dyball as Eminent Viceroy.
The Enthronement ceremony was carried out by the outgoing Sovereign and the Installation of the Viceroy Elect by Ill.Kt Robert Shepherd, PGStB sharing the work. Following which the new Sovereign, Most Puissant Knight Gordon Stewart thanked his predecessor for having enthroned and inducted him in such a memorable manner and he also thanked Ill.Kt Robert Shepherd for helping him out with the Installation of E.Kt George Dyball, also the members of the Conclave for having elected him to that high office. He then appointed and invested the Officers for his year as Sovereign. The Worthy Knights enjoyed a most interesting meeting with an excellent presentation of a Grand Imperial Conclave Certificate by the Intendant General to W.Kt Rodney Bellis.
A new prospective Candidate joined the members of the Conclave who together enjoyed an excellent festive board in convivial company at the Croydon Masonic Centre. The photo, taken by E.Kt. Bob Tuthill, Div.Chamberlain, shows some of the members of the Conclave.