Alfred Leslie Lilley in Paris
Henry Lincoln – The Facts and Fictions

Paul Smith

7 August 2017

Henry Lincoln claimed that the Venerable Archdeacon Alfred Leslie Lilley had “studied in Paris at the beginning of the century” and “had apparently worked at St Sulpice and been involved with a young French scholar called Emile Hoffet” (in Key To The Sacred Pattern: The Untold Story of Rennes-le-Château, page 77, The Windrush Press, 1997).

There is absolutely no evidence to support these statements. This is the trouble with conspiracy theorists – taking them seriously is only like a dog chasing a ball.

Here are the facts about Alfred Leslie Lilley, from Who’s Who 1935:

Rennes-le-Château Timeline