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Personal and family information
|Spouse's Rank||[Upper gentry]|
|Year of Marriage||1742|
|Year of Birth||1719|
|Year of Death||1805|
|Father||William Evelyn Glanville|
|Father's Rank||Lower gentry|
Domicile region and Migration
Place of Birth (Town)
|[St Clere]||near Wrotham||Kent||England||||-||1|
1 After Frances Boscawen's mother died and her father remarried, Frances spent much of her childhood with relatives, for example her great-uncle John Evelyn.
|Hatchlands Park||East Clandon||Surrey||England||1749||-||2|
|14 South Audley Street||London||Middlesex||England||||1805||4|
1 Frances Boscawen rented a Cottage in Enfield between 1772 and 1787.
2 The Boscawens moved to Hatchlands Park in Surrey in 1749 and several years later built a new home there, which was designed by Robert Adam.
3 After her marriage to Admiral Boscawen the newlyweds settled to a small house in George Street.
4 Frances Boscawen hosted her Bluestocking gatherings at South Audley Street. She also died at South Audley Street.
5 Frances Boscawen moved to Rosedale in 1787.
Letter writer, literary hostess and patron to several writers of her time.
Frances Boscawen was considered a learned woman, but little is known of her education.
Eger, 2004; Eger, ; Sairio, 2009
Frances Boscawen's husband travelled a lot due to his position in the navy. Frances Boscawen was known in literary London as a model letter writer and conversationalist and she was praised for her wit and warm heart.