Author Information At the Circulating Library
Author: Jacob B. de Liefde (1847–1878)
Biography: Jacob B. de Liefde was born in 1847 in Holland. By his early twenties, he worked as a war correspondent for the Daily News traveling with the German army in 1870. He relocated to London where he attended London University and he began a literary career. Liefde wrote historical fiction set in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries Netherlands. He never married and died young in 1878.
References: Boase; British Census (1871)