History of the Red Cross of Constantine
Earliest known reference to the Red Cross of Constantine:
- The Order of the Red Cross of Constantine is revived by Robert Wentworth Little.
- The Grand Imperial Conclave, and its first two Conclaves (Premier and Plantagenet), come into being.
- Application signed for a first Conclave in Oxfordshire.
- St Frideswide Conclave No 339 consecrated at Oxford by the Grand Sovereign.
- Lord Rathcreedan, Provincial Grand Master (Oxon), becomes the first to join the Order in the Thames Valley.
- St Paul's Conclave No 372 consecrated at Wokingham by the Grand Sovereign.
- Surrey, Oxfordshire, Berkshire, and Buckinghamshire constituted into "Thames Division" of the Order.
- Wimburn Horlock becomes the first Intendant-General for Thames Division.
- Surrey splits away to form an independent Division.
- Douglas Adkins becomes the second Intendant-General (now of just Oxfordshire, Berkshire, & Buckinghamshire).
- Queen Mary Conclave No 444 consecrated at Banbury by the Intendant-General.
- The Intendant-General dies in office.
- Rodney Staines becomes the third Intendant-General.
- University Conclave No 468 consecrated at Oxford by the Grand Sovereign.
- Buckinghamshire Conclave No 469 consecrated at Bletchley by the Grand Sovereign.
- University Conclave celebrates 10 years and publishes a volume of history.
- Timothy L'Estrange becomes the fourth Intendant-General.
- First bi-annual Divisional church service (at North Acton, London) held jointly with Metropolitan Division.
- St Helena Conclave No 518 consecrated at Marlow by the Intendant-General.
- Start of a series of academic lectures in Divisional Grand Conclave and University Conclave.
- Thames Division celebrates 30 years with several special events.
- The Order of the Red Cross of Constantine celebrates 150 years with a major cathedral service in Lincoln.
- A Divisional Sword is presented and dedicated in a special ceremony at St Frideswide Conclave.
- Admiror Gratiam Conclave No 526 consecrated at Olney by the Grand Sovereign.
- Alan Baverstock becomes the fifth Intendant-General.
- Former Intendant-General Timothy L'Estrange is enthroned as Grand Eusebius of the Order.