The Aristocracy of Ravenwind | The Nobles and Houses of the land 


Ruling House
House du'Arc | Prince Stern du Arc of Sternhaven, Ruler of the Principality of Ravenwind, High Lord of Ravenwind County, Lord Mayor of Sternhaven, Supreme Knight of the Phoenix. Sir Bastonel du'Arc, Lord High Minister of Justice, Knight of the Phoenix Exemplar; Sir Zorba du'Arc, Baronet of Sternhaven, Lord High Master Bard, Knight of the Phoenix Exemplar. Sir Pirid du'Arc, Lord High Prelate of the House of du Arc, Knight of the Phoenix Exemplar. Sir Margus du'Arc, Captain of the Gatehouse Guard. Sir Piryous du'Arc, Ward of Osprem Palace Tower.  

Device: black raven on a field of gray.

Stern Du'Arc, Lord of Ravenwind, is the only living son of Piryous Du'Arc, captain of the free ship Kraken and killed in the Greyhawk Wars by members of the Scarlet Brotherhood. Stern in married to Laele Novena of House Hokar; they have five children (eldest first):

Collwyn: slain by assassins at the behest of the Red & Black.

Sternious: age 21, current heir of Ravenwind, Knight of the Falcon, Captain of the Sea Drakes. 

Piryous: age 18, known as "the Baby Bull," Knight of the Heavens.

Oceanus: A maid of 16.

Benten: a boy of 8.

Amerial: A girl of 6.

Relatives of note include Dame Coral Hokar, Ward of Colleton and Sister of Oceanus; and Count Sebastian Astropolous, Knight of the Phoenix, Lord of Amedio County and Uncle of Oceanus.

House Du'Arc maintains a large household at the palace of Sternhaven, called "Ravenroost." Included amongst the palace staff are:

Royal Steward of the House Du'Arc Sir Nehru  Royal Keeper of the Kennels Caris    
Royal Master of Birds of Prey/His Majesty's Falconer-General Feat His Majesty's Master of Horse and Cavalry Sir Hoat Ollson
His Majesty's Master of Pegasi Sir Jon Umber His Majesty's Master of Talons Sir Joscth Umber
Royal Master of His Majesty's Smithy Shieldson the Dwarf Royal Master Fletcher Rodney
Royal Apprentice Smith Fenalreal Royal Apprentice Fletchers Fingrain, Zak, and Crainer
His Majesty's Silversmith Revere His Majesty's Tailor Furd
Royal Master of His Majesty's Armoury Lain Royal Master Bowyers Sten and Filus
Master of His Majesty's Tannery Bracy Master of His Majesty's Kilnworks Byron
Royal Master Carpenter Gans Storyteller/Nurse Nan
Royal Apprentice Carpenters Ham and Dim    

Sworn Swords to the House Du'Arc (Members of House uth Glitner)

Marshal of Justice Talorn du'Mitric, Knight of the Eagle Captain of Horse Blynellyn Spillarn, Knight of the Falcon
Sworn Sword to Marshal of Justice Renllix Luwin Captain of Horse Feldon Glandor, Knight of the Falcon
Sworn Sword to Marshal of Justice Wendell Rostov Lieutenant of Horse Crafton Wharf, Knight of the Falcon
Mage of Justice Cornith Ollman Lieutenant of Horse Koelster Ollman, Knight of the Falcon
Captain of the Guard Virlanen la Trolan, Knight of the Falcon    

Bannermen to the House du'Arc

Valimar Charpel: Prelate of Cuthbert the Saint, Knight of the Eagle Komitta Gourvas, Priestess of Videsia
Odyssian Psion, Knight of Veluna and Furyondy, Champion of the Billet Jack Clark, Baron of Cape Town, Captain of the Sea Drakes, Knight of the Eagle
Addison Lantz, Royal Huntsman  
Maximillian Cinnabar, Abbot of Cuthbert  
Caiaphus Andromeda, Captain of the Guard of St. Cuthbert  

Military Retinue of the Principality of Ravenwind

Sworn Swords and Companions of Battle Lord Commanders Bannermen
King Rence of Barovia, Knight of the Heavens Count Perthius Zorac Romero
Baronet Zorba, Masterbard of Sternhaven, Knight of the Heavens Count Regis Brandon Gilraen Woods
Sir Heroditus Constantine, Chancellor of the Academy of the Arcane, Knight of the Heavens Count Lamron uth Glitner Jenel du'Charlet
Sir Periel Luwin, Prelate of the House du'Arc, Knight of the Heavens Count Sebastian Artopolous Constable Elgin
Sir Bastonel, Lord High Justician, Knight of the Phoenix    
Zouns, Treasurer of Sternhaven    

 


Major Houses
House Artropolous | Count Sebastian Artropolous, Ruler of Amedio County, Knight of the Phoenix Exemplar. Device: golden seahorse, on field of sea green. House Brandon | Count Regis Brandon, Ruler of Drake County, Armsmaster of Ravenwind, Knight of the Phoenix Exemplar.  House Glitner | Count Lamron uth Glitner, Ruler of Ollman County, Lord High General of the Armies of Stern, Knight of the Phoenix Exemplar.  Knight of the Hart of Veluna and Furyondy; Fifth son of Rappen uth Glitner, Baronet of Chendl, Kingdom of Furyondy House Arcanum | Count Perthius Arcanum Magus, Ruler of Krishian County, Lord High Magister of Stern, Knight of the Phoenix Exemplar. 

House uth Glitner

Banner: Black crow and Stag rampant, field of forest green; official banner of Ollman County.

Other members include: Lady Anne uth Glitner, formerly of House uth Galart; Garlan: Age 27, Heir to the Portmastership of Justice, Navigator of the Sea Drakes, Knight of the Eagle; Loras: Age 25, called "The Black Buck," Captain of the Sea Drakes; Horas: Age 14, an acolyte of St. Cuthbert, located in Cuthbert.

House uth Glitner is a common bloodline in the the Kingdom of Furyondy, from which Lamron hails, and the House has many members there.

Sworn Swords to the House Du'Arc (Members of House uth Glitner)

Marshal of Justice Talorn du'Mitric, Knight of the Eagle Captain of Horse Blynellyn Spillarn, Knight of the Falcon
Sworn Sword to Marshal of Justice Renllix Luwin Captain of Horse Feldon Glandor, Knight of the Falcon
Sworn Sword to Marshal of Justice Wendell Rostov Lieutenant of Horse Crafton Wharf, Knight of the Falcon
Mage of Justice Cornith Ollman Lieutenant of Horse Koelster Ollman, Knight of the Falcon
Captain of the Guard Virlanen la Trolan, Knight of the Falcon    

Minor Houses
House Sharade | Sir Lastel Sharade, Ward of Dragon Chateau, Master of Osprey Peninsula, Knight of the Phoenix. Device: Red Dragon on field of black. Motto: "Word and Honor."

House Templar | Sir Alcabreas Templar, Ward of Pholtus Tower. Device: Dolphin on split field of aqua over orange.

House Romaro | Sir Zorac Romaro, High Prelate of Sternhaven, Governor of New Essex, Ward of Castle Phoenix, Lord High Priest of Osprem, Knight of the Phoenix Exemplar.

House Glaive | Dame Evangeline Glaive, Captain of the Port Gatehouse. Device: gray Stern raven on field of blue.

House de Quizznart | Baron Achieles de Quizznart, Knight of the Eagle.

House Palmero | Dame Stacia Palmero, ward of Xerbo Tower. Device: Triton on field of blue.

House Paranon |  Sir Paranon, Ward of Ehlonna Tower. Device: White Snowowl on field of gray.

House Archapello | Sir Pholus Archapello, Ward of Proteus Tower. Device: Sea lion on field of blue.


Lesser Houses
House Truvec | Paranon Truvec, Knight of the Phoenix, Captain of the New Essex militia;  Keenan Truvec,  headmaster of the New Essex parish school.  House Woods | Gibraen Woods, Knight of the Falcon.

House Niom | Lord Niom of the Shieldlands, Knight of the Phoenix.

House du Charlet | Jenel du Charlet, Ward of New Essex.

House von Bek | Ulrich von Bek, Knight of the Falcon, Ward of Barduk. Device: a stylized werewolf in silver, rampant on a field of ebon.

House Elgin | Constable Elgin,  Knight of the Falcon

House Cromwell | Sir Luther Cromwell.


Nonhuman Houses (note: these are typically honorary, and bestowed to reflect the favor and/or gratitude of the ruling houses.)
House Tarragon | Ubik Tarragon, Lord High Elven Magister of Viscum, Knight of the Phoenix, Mage of the Academy of the Arcane, Lord of the Grey Fellowship. House Ironhelm | King Nodra Ironhelm, Lord of the Dwarves of Capurnia, High Marshal of the Armies of Capurnia. House Fist | Trablem Fist, Knight of the Falcon.

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