Mr. Norris is Mrs. Norris’s husband, and serves as her excuse for why she cannot take in Fanny at the beginning of the book. Mr. Norris is never described in detail, and dies early on in the book, catalyzing Mrs. Norris’s move from the Parsonage into the White House. Mr. Norris is a preacher, and is succeeded by Dr. Grant after his death.
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...large income and becoming Lady Bertram. Another sister became Mrs. Norris when she married Reverend Mr. Norris , who earned only a small income. The last sister became Mrs. Price, deigning to... (full context)