Do their bloodlines really matter though? Is it important to know about anything about the Illuminati before the 1700's?
Is it really important? Even if they existed before the 1700's as the Illuminati, they didn't do anything worth mention or notice, so why bother look at that part of their history?
Before then they were just Satanic Jews who really weren't able to do much.
Well, except for the suspected brainchild of Talmudism: Protestantism.