Juliana Francisca von Buchwald - Grande Maîtresse

Juliana Francisca von Buchwald

Born Oct 07, 1707 in Paris
Died Dec 19, 1789

Alias: 

Juliana Francisca von Neuenstein

Biography: 

Oberhofmeisterin (chief lady-in-waiting) to Duchess Luise Dorothea of Saxe-Gotha. Daughter of Freiherr Philipp Jakob v. Neuenstein. Married (1739) to Oberhofmeister Schack Hermann v. Buchwald (1705-1761). Mother of Johanna Sophia Louise Friedrica (1740-1764), Countess von Werthern.1

Life with Boswell: 

Boswell visited von Buchwald (referred to as the Grande Maîtresse) in Gotha on October 18, 1764. He wrote of her that she "was a woman of beaucoup d'Esprit; but she talked with affected refined grief on the death of her only daughter & had the disagreeable manner to s'ecouter as a french author says."