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Rosicrucian History

Chronological list of groups formed for the study of Rose Croix Philosophy or Rosicrucianism and allied subjects

Many of these groups generally speak of a lineal descent from earlier branches of the ancient Rosicrucian Order in England, France, Egypt, or other countries. However, some groups speak of a spiritual affiliation with a true and invisible Rosicrucian Order. Note there are other Rosicrucian groups not listed here. Some do not use the name "Rosicrucian" to name themselves. Some groups listed may have been dissolved and no longer operating.

  • Loge de Parfaits - Rose Croix Degree America, 1764 in New Orleans, France/Spain and later USA. 1763  - Charter Patent issued from European Bodies
  • Fraternitas Rosae Crucis, 1861
  • Societas Rosicruciana in Anglia (SRIA). 1860-1865
  • Societa Italiana del Tiro al Bersaglio 1863- 2009 
  • Societas Rosicruciana in Civitatibus Foederatis (SRICF)1879
  • Cabalistic Order of the Rosicrucian (Kabbalistique de la Rose Croix), 1888
  • Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn, 1888
  • Societas Rosicruciana in America (SRIA), 1889
  • Order of the Temple & the Graal and of the Catholic Order of the Rose-Croix (l'Ordre de la Rose Croix Catholique et Esthetique, du Temple et du Graal) (CRC) ('Catholic', as in 'Universal'), 1890
  • Alchemical Rose-Croix Society (Association Alchimique de France), 1896
  • Rose-Croix de l'Orient (Rose-Cross of the East) (RCO) ?
  • The Elder Brothers of the Rose-Croix (Les Freres Aînés de la Rose-Croix) (FARC) ?
  • Antiquus Arcanus Ordo Rosæ Rubæ Aureæ Crucis (AAORRAC) ?
  • Ordo Aureæ & Rosæ Crucis (Antique Arcanæ Ordinis Rosæ Rubeæ et Aureæ Crucis)(OARC) ?
  • Rosicrucian Fellowship (Association of Christian Mystics) 1908-1911
  • Order of the Temple of the Rosy Cross, 1912
  • Corona Fellowship of Rosicrucians (CFR), 1912?
  • Ancient Mystical Order Rosae Crucis, (AMORC), 1915
  • Fraternitas Rosæ Crucis (FRC), 1920
  • Rosicrucian Order Crotona Fellowship, 1924
  • Lectorium Rosicrucianum, 1924
  • Fraternitas Rosicruciana Antiqua (FRA), 1927
  • The Sovereign Military Order of the Temple of Jerusalem, Inc 1962
  • Rose Cross Order / Orden Rosacruz, 1988
  • Swedish Misraim Alliance (Svenska Misraimförbundet), 1988
  • Ancient Order of the Rosicrucians, 1989
  • Confraternity of the Rose Cross, 1996
  • The Sophia Guild, 2000
  • Sodalitas Rosae Crucis (S.R.C.) et Solis Alati (S.S.A.), 2002/3
  • Order of the Hermetic Gold and Rose+Cross, 2002
  • Knights of the Militia Crucifera Evangelica, 2002
  • Oriental Rosicrucian Order, 2002
  • Ancient Rosae Crucis (ARC), ?
  • ConFraternity Rosae + Crucis (CR+C) ?