Frances Evelyn Boscawen

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Frances Evelyn Boscawen (Glanville)

Birthdate: (85)
Death: February 26, 1805 (85)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of William Evelyn Glanville, of St. Clare in Kent and Frances Glanville
Wife of Admiral Edward Boscawen, PC
Mother of Frances Boscawen; George Evelyn Boscawen, 3rd Viscount Falmouth and Elizabeth Somerset, Duchess of Beaufort
Half sister of George Raymond Evelyn and Sarah Evelyn

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About Frances Evelyn Boscawen –– Frances Evelyn Boscawen (née Glanville) (23 July 1719 – 26 February 1805) was known as a literary hostess, correspondent and member of the Bluestockings Society. She was born Frances Evelyn Glanville on 23 July 1719 at St Clere, Kemsing, Kent. In 1742 she married Edward Boscawen (1711–1761). When his work in the navy took him away from home, his wife would send him passages from her journal, some of which were later published.

Records of the Anglo-Norman House of Glanville from A.D. 1050 to 1880 - Pages 101 to 120

Reinventing the Feminine: Bluestocking Women Writers in 18th Century London

Aspinall-Oglander, Cecil Faber, and Frances Evelyn Glanville Boscawen. Admiral's Wife; Being the Life and Letters of the Hon. Mrs. Edward Boscawen from 1719 to 1761. London: Longmans, Green and co, 1940.

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Frances Evelyn Boscawen's Timeline

July 23, 1719
March 7, 1746
Age 26
May 28, 1747
Age 27
Falmouth, UK
May 6, 1758
Age 38
February 26, 1805
Age 85