The superstitious Charles suffered a heart attack after being afraid of the animal. Stapleton also hopes to kill Henry Baskerville but is thwarted by Holmes. After this, Stapleton flees and is said to have died, swallowed by Grimpen Mire.
She’s the one who cut words out of the Times to send this warning letter to Sir Henry in London.
In the novel, Beryl is physically and emotionally abused by Jack, who ends up imprisoning her at the end of the story, afraid that she will jeopardize his plans. She is eventually rescued by Holmes, Watson and Lestrade.
In the original novel, Stapleton dies running from Holmes and Watson: he runs into the Grimpen Mire, a deadly peat bog, and drowns if he steps at the wrong angle.
Jack Stapleton was entomologist, schoolmaster, criminal and the main antagonist in The Hound of the Baskervilles. He was, unbeknownst to the family, the son of Rodger Baskerville II and a member of the Baskerville clan.
Beryl Stapleton, née García, is the wife of Jack Stapleton. She was from the Central American Republic of Costa Rica, where she was known as a beauty (she is described as speaking with a lisp, although that may just be her accent).
Miss Stapleton is really Stapleton’s wife, not his sister. How does Holmes find out Miss Stapletin’s identity? He tracked him down, which was very easy because he used to be a schoolmaster.
In a dramatic final scene, Holmes and Watson use the younger Baskerville as bait to catch Stapleton in the act. After a late dinner at the Stapletons’, Sir Henry heads home across the moors only to be stalked by the giant Stapleton pet.
Once settled on the moor, she is forced to pretend to be her husband’s sister, which means Stapleton basically intended to pimp her into a series of Baskervilles to build the manor house the title and his hands get fortune.
1. She tells Watson to return to London immediately!
Stapleton also hopes to kill Henry Baskerville but is thwarted by Holmes. After this, Stapleton flees and is said to have died, swallowed by Grimpen Mire.
What does Stapleton tell Watson about what he did before he came to Devonshire? Stapleton tells Watson that he had a boys’ school in the north of the country before moving to Devonshire. He tells Watson that the school had to be closed because some students died in a serious epidemic.
His father is a diplomat Craig Roberts Stapleton.
Stapleton ensures Sir Henry is safe and the dog is dead, then informs the detectives of her husband’s hideout in the Grimpen Swamp, the deadly swampland where he keeps his dog held.
Jack Stapleton. (Click the character infographic to download.)
Miss Stapleton’s concern for Sir Henry Baskerville’s well-being reflects her possible feelings, but also regret for her husband’s murderous deeds on the moor. Miss Stapleton has finally found some measure of relief. It is my mind and my soul that he has tortured and defiled. . .
Sherlock Holmes solves The Hound of the Baskervilles by using Sir Henry as bait, thereby catching the culprits in the act.
How does Stapleton react when he sees Sir Henry and Miss Stapleton embracing? He gets very angry and runs towards her and verbally attacks Henry.
What warning did Stapleton’s sister mistakenly give Watson, thinking he was Sir Henry? She told him not to walk on the moor at night.