Godfrey Cass is a rich, young man who is very selfish but not as selfish as his brother Dunstan. He is in love with Nancy Lammeter. He is very good looking, but doesn't always make the best decisions.
Godfrey has a child!
Godfrey gets tricked by Dunstan and gets drunk.
Godfrey gets drunk and is tricked into marrying Molly Farren by Dunstan
Godfrey finds out his brother Dunstan is dead and tells Nancy he has a child. They both decide to ask her if she wants to come live with them.
Godfrey leaves his wife molly who is now pregnant and goes back to his old life and finds out he has a child and that his wife has died.
Godfrey gets married to Nancy and doesn't tell her he has a child who was taken in by Silas Marner.
Godfrey finally is at peace and learned through this experience to confess your sins right away because if he had done that he could of taken Eppie in and would of been more happy and Nancy would have a better life as well. Godfrey at the end of the story is finally happy and is less selfish. Eppie turns their offer down and Godfrey is finally relieved.