The Priory School


Basic information

Abbreviation: PRIO (J. F. Christ, 1947)
Word length: 11,507 (C. E. Lauterbach, 1960)
First published: Collier's, January 30, 1904; Strand Magazine, February 1904

Redmond's Question

The Duke of Holdernesse may well be "one of the greatest subjects of the Crown," but as a warm human being he seems to rank with Lord Mount-James of "The Missing Three-Quarter." Indeed, few members of the nobility are seen to advantage in the adventures of Sherlock Holmes, although we know that hearts just as brave and fair may beat in Belgrave Square as in the lowlier air of Seven Dials. Why?