David Norwood Full Name:
David Edward NorwoodBlood Status:
EnglishPlace of Birth:
York, EnglandDate of Birth:
December, 19 2001Age:
English, French, SpanishRelationship Status:
Norwood is an extremely tall man, and is rather thin – almost to the point of being gaunt. He keeps his hair short and neat, and there is almost always a friendly smile on his face. Dressing Style:
It is an extremely rare thing to see Professor Norwood in robes unless it’s for an official Ministry event. During the school year he is most often to be found in tailor made suits and outside of hours or over vacations he falls back on stylish muggle clothes.PersonalityCharacter Description:
David Norwood is a staunch proponent of opening up the magical society and in teaching the students that they are part of a wider world and not the isolated culture that they had been in the past. He presents a friendly and a grandfatherly demeanor that coincides with a clever and politically inclined mind.Quirks:
Intelligent, Ambitious, Brave, Kind, WiseWeaknesses:
Frail, Lethargic, Closed-minded, Superior, MeddlesomeLikes:
Power, Teaching, MusicDislikes:
Purebloods, bureaucracy, people who disagree with himBoggart:
The day he met his wife.MagicWand:
8 1/3” Oak and Dragon HeartstringStrength:
Potions, Charms, Mind MagicWeakness:
Dueling, Defense Against the Dark ArtsEducationSchool:
Hogsmeade University (2019-2023)Major:
King’s College, London (2023-2029)Degree:
Headmaster of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry (2063-Current)Former positions:
Professor of Charms, Hogwarts (2031-2063)Family and HistorySpouse:
Tara Norwood (deceased)Children:
David’s early life was pretty typical; he had a loving family and a number of close friends before he even received his invitation to Hogwarts. When he was invited, he was quickly sorted into Ravenclaw and was at or near the top of his class for his entire time there. During his fifth year he was chosen to serve as a Prefect and was selected as Head Boy during his final year. After he graduated from Hogwarts he immediately went into the University and graduated with a degree in Education and desire to do something with it.
Rather than immediately seeking employment somewhere, he worked with the Ministry to create records for himself that would carry over into the Muggle World and attended King’s College in London where he graduated with a degree in Psychology. His reintroduction into the Muggle World, after his years in Hogwarts and the Magical World, just reinforced just how badly behind the Magical Society was to the rest of the world.
In his studies of History during his time at School he’d been impressed with just how much Albus Dumbledore had been able to do as the Headmaster of Hogwarts; the man had clearly recognized that in order to change the society it would have to start with the children and had acted on it. David intended to follow in his footsteps and when he returned he sought and earned a teaching position at Hogwarts. He spent nearly thirty years as their Charms Professor and eventually served as the Deputy Headmaster as well.
When the last Headmaster retired in 2063, David Norcross was the obvious choice for who to appoint next and he accepted the offer with something akin to glee. It took several years for him to become truly comfortable in his new role, though he served well and the Board of Governors seemed pleased with his performance.
Over the years, he built up the respect of the Governors and the Ministry who he worked closely with to build up the influence and support that he would need to finally take the first step in his new plan which was to see Muggle Studies introduced as a required subject.