The Widow's Son
Conspiracies U, V, W
Hiram Abiff is often called simply "the widow's son" in Free-
And King Solomon sent and fetched Hiram out of Tyre. He was a widow's son out of
the tribe of Naph-
In Masonic lore, Hiram was killed by three sinister figures with the symbolic names Jubela, Jubelo, and Jubelum. Parcifal, a major figure in some magick/Masonic orders (e.g., the Ordo Templi Orientis) was also a widow's son; but some who have been there and come back tell us that both Hiram and Parcifal are allegorical figures representing Jacques de Maloy. An even more interesting theory about the widow's son appears in 'The Holy Blood and the Holy Grail'.