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The Degree of Knights of Constantinople relates to Emperor Constantine the Great who reigned during the forth century AD and is what was referred to in the true sense as a side degree prior to the Allied being formed and could be conferred on a brother following a Craft Lodge meeting with a simple obligation and entrustment. Its origins are thought to lie in that period of transition from Operative to Speculative Masonry. The meeting takes place in The Council Chamber arranged like a Craft Lodge with Officers similar to that of a Craft Lodge but in this case the Master is called Illustrious Potentate. The Brethren are referred to as Brother Knights. This Degree shows that by sharing of responsibilities and the acceptance of man for what he is, we can and will open our hearts to a greater understanding of our inner self