Knigge based the Illuminated Symbolic Freemasonry rituals on the English York Rite with a few features from French Freemasonry and some specific to the Illuminati.
Authentic Bavarian Illuminati Degree Signs, Grips and Signs of Recognition, Passphrases and Passwords.
Illuminati insider JC Bode becomes the head of the Illuminati following Weishaupt’s banishment. Weishaupt dies quietly in Saxe-Gotha in 1830.
On October 12th 1786, the Bavarian Police storms Baron Bassus’ Sandersdorf Castle. Codename Hannibal, the baron was a great recruiter for the Illuminati.
Weishaupt was no longer safe in Regensburg and lived in fear of extradition to Munich where he faced the death penalty. He sought passage to Saxe-Gotha where he could be protected by fellow Illuminatus Duke Ernst.
The confession of Illuminati whistleblower Joseph Danzer was the beginning of the end for Weishaupt’s Order of the Illuminati.