Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle (1859 – 1930) was a Scottish author, playwright and physician. He is mostly known for his fictional stories of adventures and investigations of Sherlock Holmes and doctor Watson, a private detective from London and his companion. "The Musgrave Ritual" is a short detective story by Arthur Conan Doyle. Reginald Musgrave was Holmes’s university acquaintance, and one day he faced a problem that could be solved only by his old familiar. Two of his domestic staff went missing, Rachel Howells, a maid, and Richard Brunton, the butler. And their disappearance had something to do with the Musgrave Ritual, the 17th century riddle set in verse form. Read and join the legendary detective on his investigation!