Marriage and Family
During his first period in France, Temple had an illegitimate son, Théodore, with his mistress, Blanchette Caillot, a married woman. The boy died young.
After his return to England, Temple Franklin had an illegitimate daughter, Ellen (May 15, 1798 London – 1875 Nice, France), with a daughter of his father's second wife (who had been a widow with children when they married).
Later when living in France again, Franklin had a long relationship with Hannah Collyer, an Englishwoman. They finally married a month before his 1823 death, in poverty, in Paris. He is buried at Père Lachaise Cemetery.
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