In the Saturday Journal, Nos. 311 and 312, "Margaret Leicester" is spoken of as "a nom de flume of a noted popular writer," and as "of a favorite authoress." Her real name is unknown. †It is possible that she was Miss M. B. Stuart, who also wrote under the name 'Grace Mortimer.'
Saturday Journal. No. 313
Waverley Library (quarto). No. 16
Waverley Library (octavo). No. 22
† Correction made as per Volume 3.