James Boswell's uncle John was a member of a sect known as the Glasites.
Elizabeth Christine of Brunswick-Bevern, Queen of Prussia
Elizabeth Christine of Brunswick-BevernBorn Nov 08, 1715 in Wolfenbüttel
Died Jan 13, 1797 at Schönhausen Palace
Daughter of Ferdinand Albert II of Brunswick-Lüneburg. Married (1733) to Frederick II 'the great' of Prussia.
Following Frederick's rise to the throne in 1740 the two virtually never saw each other, and in later years Frederick would live at castle Sans Souci in Potsdam, while Elizabeth would stay in Schönhausen Palace in Berlin.
Boswell was presented to the Queen at Monbijou Castle in Berlin on July 15, 1764.