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22 May 1859, Edinburgh M.D., Kt, KStJ, D.L., LL.D., Sportsman, Writer, Poet, Politician, Justicer, Spiritualist Crowborough, 7 July 1930

Great Britain

From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia

Great Britain is an island in North Atlantic ocean including England, Wales and Scotland.


In the Sherlock Holmes Stories

  • "Great Britain" in these words appears only 3 times in the Sherlock Holmes stories : NOBL 71, NAVA 124 and SECO 115
  • "England" appears 137 times.
  • "United Kingdom" is not used in the Sherlock Holmes stories. Annexion of North Ireland was in 1921.





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