TIL William Franklin, bastard son of Benjamin Franklin, was Loyalist leader opposing the American Revolution. When Ben died, he only left his son some worthless land, stating in his will that, had the British won, he would’ve no wealth at all to give him.

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TIL William Franklin, bastard son of Benjamin Franklin, was Loyalist leader opposing the American Revolution. When Ben died, he only left his son some worthless land, stating in his will that, had the British won, he would've no wealth at all to give him. submitted by /u/Mervynhaspeaked
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