Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Standard Name: Smythies, Susan
Birth Name: Susan Smythies
Indexed Name: Susan Smythes
Pseudonym: A Lady
Pseudonym: The Author of The Stage-Coach and Lucy Wellers
humours names and inset tales. The children's books bearing her name did not appear till after her death.published three novels during the 1750s, which show her well versed both in the modern novel created by and , and in an older tradition of satirical and didactic fiction relying on such techniques as