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Doyle then went on to study at Stonyhurst College for the next five years.For Doyle, the boarding-school experience was brutal: many of his classmates bullied him, and the school practiced ruthless corporal punishment against its students.In 1901, however, Doyle reintroduced Sherlock Holmes in Having recently been diagnosed with Angina Pectoris, Doyle stubbornly ignored his doctor's warnings, and in the fall of 1929, embarked on a spiritualism tour through the Netherlands.He returned home with chest pains so severe that he needed to be carried on shore, and was thereafter almost entirely bedridden at his home in Crowborough, England.Also, in 1887, Doyle submitted two letters about his conversion to Spiritualism to a weekly periodical called (1899).Upon achieving success as a writer, Doyle decided to retire from medicine.On May 22, 1859, Arthur Conan Doyle was born to an affluent, strict Irish-Catholic family in Edinburgh, Scotland.Although Doyle's family was well-respected in the art world, his father, Charles, who was a life-long alcoholic, had few accomplishments to speak of.
When Doyle graduated from Stonyhurst College in 1876, his parents expected that he would follow in his family's footsteps and study art, so they were surprised when he decided to pursue a medical degree at the University of Edinburgh instead. Joseph Bell, whose keen powers of observation would later inspire Doyle to create his famed fictional detective character, Sherlock Holmes.
, introduced the character of Detective Sherlock Holmes.
Doyle would go on to write 60 stories about Sherlock Holmes.
The couple moved to Upper Wimpole Street and had two children, a daughter and a son. While Louisa was ailing, Doyle developed an affection for a young woman named Jean Leckie.
Louisa ultimately died of tuberculosis in Doyle's arms, in 1906.