List of Patriar FamiliesEdit
- Belt—This family bred and sold horses to the traders of the Sword Coast.
- Bormul—The Baldurian branch of the Bormul family held investments in silver mines and vineyards. They shared lineage with the Amnian family of the same name.
- Caldwell—One of the city's oldest and richest families.
- Dlusker—A family that was widely snubbed and held in low-regard, as of the 1490s DR.
- Durinbold—The Baldurian Durinbolds owed their wealth to the vast herds of sheep they owned.
- Eltan—These aristocrats descended from the famous Grand Duke Eltan, who founded the Flaming Fist mercenary company.
- Eomane—Surprisingly enough, this family owned whale- and fish-oil manufactories along with the perfumery that produced the most in-demand scents in all of Baldur's Gate.
- Gist—This family dominated the production of various dyes within the city.
- Guthmere—The owner of a Baldurian butchery along with a number of tanneries.
- Hhune—Originating from the realm of Tethyr, the Hhune family married into the Baldurian patriar and maintained strong ties within the secretive Knights of the Shield.
- Hlath—These nobles were known for both the cafes they owned as well the great gambling debts they incurred.
- Hullhollyn—This merchant family owned a fleet of ships based in the Gray Harbor.
- Irlentree—Merchants as well, the Irlentrees were notable members of the city's Merchant's League.
- Jannath—The family of wealthy mine-owners once sat a Grand Duchess upon the Council of Four.
- Jhasso—This family was named after the Baldurian merchant who helped found the long-standing Seven Suns Trading Coster.
- Linnacker—Like so many other patriar families, the Linnackers held investments in other lands; they owned gem mines in the southern realm of Tethyr.
- Miyar—Another family with ties to the Merchant's League, they controlled many businesses related to the repair and resupply of wagons that came into Baldur's Gate.
- Nurthammas—These Baldurian nobles owned a number of businesses that supplied ships, readying them for long trips at sea.
- Oathoon—They imported a variety of quality wine and fine spirits into the city.
- Oberon—A noble family that owned many of the dry docks situated within Gray Harbor.
- Provoss—While previously well-off, the Provoss family became near-destitute after the loss of their cattle herds.
- Ravenshade—This family made their wealth trading in precious gems and fine jewelry.
- Rillyn—Known as wise investors and moneylenders, the Rillyns used guild-sponsored enforcers to collect their debts.
- Sashenstar—One of the city's most well-known patriar families, the Sashenstars owned multiple investments and businesses and were members of the Merchant's League.
- Shattershield—The only non-human patriar family, the forebears of these dwarves undertook the original construction of Balduran's famous city wall.
- Tillerturn—Along with being prominent landowners and renters, this family of nobles traced their lineage back to the original four Dukes that founded Baldur's Gate.
- Vammas—This mercantile family controlled much of the trade between Baldur's Gate and the ports of Chult.
- Vannath—Recently married into the Baldurian patriar, the Vannath family originated from Neverwinter but fled the city following the siege of 1479 DR.
- Vanthampur—Interestingly enough, this family owed their success to the service of civic engineering that they provided for the city.
- Whitburn—This family was notable for the slate quarry they owned, which was located some ways east of the city.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Ed Greenwood, Matt Sernett, Steve Winter (August 20, 2013). “Campaign Guide”. In Dawn J. Geluso ed. Murder in Baldur's Gate (Wizards of the Coast), p. 39. ISBN 0-7869-6463-4.
- ↑ 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 2.11 2.12 2.13 2.14 2.15 2.16 2.17 2.18 2.19 2.20 2.21 2.22 2.23 2.24 2.25 2.26 2.27 Ed Greenwood, Matt Sernett, Steve Winter (August 20, 2013). “Campaign Guide”. In Dawn J. Geluso ed. Murder in Baldur's Gate (Wizards of the Coast), p. 40. ISBN 0-7869-6463-4.
- ↑ Ed Greenwood, Matt Sernett, Steve Winter (August 20, 2013). “Campaign Guide”. In Dawn J. Geluso ed. Murder in Baldur's Gate (Wizards of the Coast), p. 51. ISBN 0-7869-6463-4.
- ↑ Jeff Grubb, Ed Greenwood and Karen S. Martin (1987). Forgotten Realms Campaign Set (Cyclopedia of the Realms). (TSR, Inc), p. 27. ISBN 0-8803-8472-7.
- ↑ Ed Greenwood, Eric L. Boyd (March 2006). Power of Faerûn. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 76. ISBN 0-7869-3910-9.
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