Oh, no! With a good lock and fine priming powder, a flintlock's ignition is instantaneous with no discernible delay.
A number of years ago, I attended an instrictor's class, conducted by the NMLRA. One of our instructors was a 27 year old kid and it was a joy to watch him load and shoot a flinter. There was little or no delay and this kid made it look so easy that it was discouraging. ....
Be Safe !!!