Rennes-le-Château: Names To Conjure With...

Grafted onto Hoax History

Paul Smith


24 December 2015
Updated 6 March 2017



Nobody has managed over the last 60 years to successfully link the names below with an alleged mystery at Rennes-le-Château – without exception, all of the various claims produced over the decades in relation to these names lack historical provenance and fail the critical test and are mere conspiracy theories.

Dagobert II (King of Austrasia from 676), c.650-679
Blanche of Castile, 1188-1252
Saint Vincent de Paul, 1581-1660
Nicolas Poussin, 1594-1665
Bishop Nicolas Pavillon, 1597-1677
David Teniers The Younger, 1610-1690
Canon François Dron, died 1706
Abbé Antoine Delmas, died 1742
Marie de Nègre d’Ables, Countess Hautpoul-Blanchefort, 1714-1781
Abbé Antoine Bigou, 1719-1794
Abbé Thomas-Jean Pichon, 1731-1812
Abbé Sieyès (Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès), 1748-1836
Abbé François-Pierre Cauneille, 1754-1804
Auguste de Labouïsse-Rochefort (Jean-Pierre-Jacques-Auguste de Labouïsse-Rochefort), 1778-1852
Abbé Emile-François-Henri Géraud de Cayron, 1807-1897
Abbé Jean Vié, 1808-1872
Comtesse de Chambord (Archduchess Maria Theresia Beatrix Gaëtane, House of Austria-Este), 1817-1886
Abbé Louis de Coma, 1822-1911
Abbé Antoine Gélis (Jean-Antoine-Maurice Gélis), 1827-1897
Jules Verne (Jules Gabriel Verne), 1828-1905
Monsignor Paul-Félix Arsène Billard, 1829-1901
Eugène Stüblein, 1832-1899
Jean-François-Victor Bieil, 1835-1898
Abbé Henri Boudet (Jean-Jacques-Henri Boudet), 1837-1915
Edmond Boudet, 1840-1907
Adèle-Louise-Marie Favard, Marquise du Bourg-de-Bozas, 1846-1891
Archduke Johann Salvator of Austria, House of Habsburg-Lorraine (called himself Jean Orth after renouncing his titles in 1889), 1852-declared dead in 1911
Abbé Bérenger Saunière (François-Bérenger Saunière), 1852-1917
Abbé Alfred Saunière, 1855-1905
Dr Hervé (presumably Dr Georges Henri Hervé, 1855-1933)
Abbé Rouanet (Barthelémy Sylvestre Rouanet), 1856-1929
Ernest Cros (Ernest-Marie Cros), 1857-1946
Emma Calvé (Rosa Emma Calvet), 1858-1942
Abbé Gazel (Pierre Louis Gazel), 1858-1946
Abbé Eugène Grassaud (Guillaume Joseph Eugène Grassaud), 1859-1946
Dr Paul Courrent, 1861-1952
Elie Bot, 1861-1947
Maurice Barrès (Auguste-Maurice Barrès), 1862-1923
Elie Tisseyre, flourished early 1900s
Auguste Fons, flourished early 1900s
Maurice Leblanc (Maurice Marie Émile Leblanc), 1864-1941
Abbé Jean Rivière, 1867-1929
Marie Dénarnaud, 1868-1953
Jacques Ourtal, 1868-1962
Paul Le Cour (Paul Lecour), 1871-1954
Père Émile Hoffet (Émile-Henri-Guillaume Hoffet), 1873-1946
Louis Lawrence (Louis Bertram Lawrence), 1884-1954
Sir Thomas Frazer, OBE, 1884-1969
Roland Stanmore (Captain Arthur Ronald Stansmore Nutting), 1888-1964
Abbé Joseph Courtauly (Guillaume-Jean-Joseph Courtauly), 1890-1964
Henri, comte de Lénoncourt, who used the alias “Henri Lobineau”, 1891-29 May 1978 (the historical Guy Alexis Lobineau, 1666-1727)
Monsignor François Ducaud-Bourget (Germain Joseph Pierre Marie Maurice Ducaud), 1897-1984
Raymond Abellio (pseudonym of Georges Soulès, 1907-1986)
Abbé B. Bousquet, flourished 1908
Abbé Maurice-René Mazières (Maurice-René Jean Mazières), 1909-1988
Henri Guy, flourished 1920s
François Mitterrand (François Maurice Adrien Marie Mitterrand), 1916-1996
Roger-Patrice Pelat, 1918-1989
Jean Parvulesco, 1929-2010


Below, conspiracy theorists utilising fakes by charlatans Pierre Plantard and Philippe de Chèrisey





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