The Supreme Council for Thirty-Third and Last Degree of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite for Scotland
and the Dominions and Dependencies of the British Crown and other Parts of the World
consists of nine members, all of whom are expert and prominent Free and Accepted Masons in Scotland and hold the
33˚ of Grand Inspector General.
Members of Supreme Council
The Council oversees the Twenty Nine Degrees of the Scottish Rite, although only five of these degrees are
regularly worked today, these are the 18˚ Rose Croix, 30˚ Knight Kadosh, 31˚, 32˚ and 33˚.
The Supreme Council for Scotland of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite consists of
the following distinguished brethren:
Sovereign Grand Commander
M∴P∴ Sovereign Grand Commander J.M. Marcus Humphrey of Dinnet, CBE, OStJ
The current M∴P∴ Sovereign Grand
Commander J.M. Marcus Humphrey of Dinnet 33˚ succeeded to the
on the 28th March 1984.
After serving the Council for 11 years he became the Sovereign Grand Commander in
In addition he served as Grand Master Mason of the Grand Lodge of
Scotland between 1983 and 1988 and retired as Grand Constable of the
Great Priory of Scotland serving between 1983 and 1988.
V∴P∴ Lieutenant Grand Commander Charles Iain Robert Wolrige Gordon of Esslemont 33˚ succeeded to the council on the 25th June 2003.
Lieutenant Grand Commander Charles Iain Robert Wolrige Gordon of
Esslemont 33˚ served as First Grand Principal of the Supreme Grand
Royal Arch Chapter of Scotland from 2004 to 2009
and is the current Grand Master Mason of the Grand Lodge of Scotland
serving since 2009.
M∴Ill∴ Grand Chancellor Doctor David Kerr Huggan
The M∴Ill∴ Grand
Chancellor Doctor David K. Huggan 33˚ succeeded to the council on the 20th October 2004.
Master of Ceremonies
Captain of the Guard
Grand Standard Bearer
Grand Sword Bearer
Grand Sec. General
The Supreme Council has also given Honorary membership to thirteen deserving brethren, 10 of whom have already served on the
Supreme Council or as a Deputy, the 33˚ has also been conferred on the thirty three Serving Deputies worldwide.
In addition there are approximately fifty Past Deputies and past members of Supreme Council who have retired.
Giving a world wide total of Ninety Three 33˚ Free and Accepted Masons under the auspices of the Supreme Council for
Thirty-Third and Last Degree of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite for Scotland