The Swedish Rite
The system is grouped into three divisions as follows:
St. John's (Craft) degrees:
St. Andrew's (Scottish) degrees:
On top of the system is
There are approximately 55 freemasons in Denmark currently holding the XIth degree. They are present or past members of the Grand Council or Grand Officers. In 1862 King Frederik VII established the Order Knight Commander of the Red Cross to Freemasons holding the XIth degree with the number limited to 33. It is, however, not a Masonic degree.
There is only one form of accepted ritual for each degree, and deviations are not tolerated. The presiding Master follows an accepted ritual manuscript when working a Lodge.
The Swedish Rite is worked in Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland and Iceland. It is also, in a German variant, practiced in Grosse Landesloge der Freimaurer von Deutschland (the Grand Lodge of All German Freemasons).