Her friend Tennyson
became a literary mentor after the death of her father, and helped her with the ending of The Village on the Cliff.
Shankman, Lillian F., and Anne Thackeray Ritchie. “Biographical Commentary and Notes”. Anne Thackeray Ritchie: Journals and Letters, edited by Abigail Burnham Bloom et al., Ohio State University Press, p. various pages.
A further influence was illustrator Frederick Walker
also produced an assortment of other writings. Her several biographies include The Princess Désirée (1896), a life of artist Frederick Walker
(1902), and The Linleys of Bath (a family biography, 1911), which went through...