A lawyer who is Irene Adler’s new husband. Not much is known about Norton, except that he is a lawyer and has been seeing Irene for some time. When Sherlock Holmes dresses as a groom and goes to Irene’s neighborhood to gather information about her, he is somehow brought in to act as a witness to the marriage of Irene and Godfrey. In comparison with the King of Bohemia’s wedding, which will presumably be a lavish royal affair, this ceremony is quick and austere, with the newlyweds driving off in different directions. This quiet ceremony, coupled with the fact that Irene describes Norton as a better man than the King, present a strong contrast to the public but likely loveless royal marriage.
Godfrey Norton Character Timeline in A Scandal in Bohemia
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...tables on him by disguising herself and eavesdropping on his conversation with Watson. She and Norton decided they must leave England immediately, and have taken the photo with them only as... (full context)