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Why do Freemasons have square briefcases?


In Covent Garden, you’ve got the Freemasons’ Grand Hall and they always carry these strange-shaped square briefcases. What is in them and why are they an unusual shape?
Colin, Watford


** Definitive **
Name: Tony, Orpington
Qualification: I can’t tell you that!
Answer: Masonic cases are square because they have ceremonial square aprons inside them. This is what is worn when they go into the temples.