Blind Spot: The Secret of Rennes-le-Château and Abbé Saunière’s Riches

Blind Spot: The Secret of Rennes-le-Château and Abbé Saunière’s Riches

Continuing my investigation of the mystery profiled in the last episode, I take a closer look at the riddle of Abbé Saunière’s wealth and the legends of treasure at Rennes-le-Château. I explore the supposedly unusual decor of the church, the plausibility of a Templar connection as well as other possible origins for a treasure, and the first rumors of treasure that started the legends. Check out the blog post at HistoricalBlindness.com for full show notes complete with imagery and links to further reading.