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Throughout the history of the Nilfgaardian Empire, many families and dynasties settled in Lower Alba valley.

aep Dahy family

The aep dahy family was a prominent dynasty during the reign of the three Emperors: Fergus var Emreis, the Usurper and Emhyr var Emreis. The most noted member of the family was Ardal aep Dahy, famous for helping Emhyr var Emreis to overthrow the Usurper and for his military campaign in the Northern Kingdoms of Aedirn and Lyria, where he perished.

Notable members

  • Dahy (founder, likely)
  • Ardal aep Dahy
  • Eilan aep Ardal (Ardal's daughter)

Broinne family

The Broinne family was a prominent dynasty during the reign of Emperor Emhyr var Emreis. Dervla Tryffin Broinne was for a period even one of the Emperor's concubines.

Notable members

  • Count Broinne
  • Dervla Tryffin Broinne

Coehoorn family

The Coehoorn family was a prominent dynasty during the reign of the Usurper and of Emhyr. Isaiah Coehoorn founded the organizazion of the Mage Hunters while Menno Coehoorn held the title of Field marshal of the Nilfgaardian Army during the First and Second Northern War.

Notable members

  • Isaiah Coehoorn
  • Menno Coehoorn

d'Arvy family

The d'Arvy family was a prominent dynasty during the reign of Emhyr var Emreis

Notable members

de Wett family

The de Wett family was a prominent dynasty during the reign of Emhyr var Emreis. The most famous member of the family was Prince Joachim de Wett, who led the Verden Operations Group during the Second Northern War.

Notable members

Eggebracht family

The Eggebracht family was a minor but extremely loyal dynasty during the reign of Emhyr var Emreis. Many members of the family served within the Nilfgaardian military: Tibor Eggebracht was the colonel of the Alba Division until his death in 1267 during the Battle of Brenna, while his cousin Tavar Eggebracht was the quartermaster of the Center Army Group Camp during the Third Northern War.

Notable members

  • Tibor Eggebracht
  • Tavar Eggebracht

Emreis family

For full article, see Emreis family.

The Emreis family was one of the most important dynasties during the history of the Empire as at least three members held the title of Emperor: Torres var Emreis was emperor during the 12th century and was followed by Fergus var Emreis, who reigned until 1237, when he was overthrown and assassinated by the Usurper. In 1257, the Usurper was finally overthrown by Fergus's son, Emhyr var Emreis.

Notable members

  • Torres var Emreis
  • Fergus var Emreis
  • Emhyr var Emreis

Fitz-Oesterlen family

The Fitz-Oesterlen family was a prominent dynasty during the reign of Emhyr var Emreis. The most famous member of the family was Baron Shilard Fitz-Oesterlen, who worked as an Ambassador between Nilfgaard and the Northern Kingdoms during the Second and Third Northern War.

Notable members

Leuvaarden family

The Leuvaarden family was a prominent dynasty during the reign of Emhyr var Emreis. The most noted member of the family was Berengar Leuvaarden, who held a position within the Guild of Merchants.

Notable members

Sweers family

For full article, see Sweers family.

The Sweers family was a minor dynasty during the reign of Emhyr var Emreis. During the Resettlement after the war, the family moved to the new province of Geso. They were sworn enemies of the Varnhagen family.

Notable members

Van Moorlehem family

For full article, see Van Moorlehem family.

The Van Moorlehem family was an aristocratic family who kept a dreadful secret: every family member was secretly a vampire.

Notable members

Varnhagen family

For full article, see House of Varnhagen.

The Varnhagen family was a minor family who moved in Geso and enstablished in the fort of Sarda during the Resettlement after the war. They were sworn enemies of the Sweers family.

Notable members

Voorhis family

The Voorhis family was a major dynasty during the history of the Empire. The most famous member of the family was Morvran Voorhis, who held a position in the Guild of Merchants and in the Alba Division and later, thanks to his family's relation with the Emreis family, became Emperor after Emhyr var Emreis' death.

Notable members

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