Curse of the Crimson Throne
House Jeggare is an ancient noble house found across the entire extent of Avistan, although centered in Cheliax. Extremely wealthy, it joined House Thrune and other allies in building the Qatada Nessudiddia in Westcrown between 4639 AR and 4677 AR.
The branch of House Jeggare in the Varisian city of Korvosa descends from a nephew of the famous philanthropist Montlarion Jeggare. It controls the second-largest share of dock space in Korvosa, allowing the family to generate an enormous income through its brisk trade. Nearly a quarter of the city’s privately held assets are controlled by the family, making it not only a powerful and influential noble house but also the wealthiest. House Jeggare survives the sometimes cutthroat politics of Korvosa by keeping a line of credit open for the monarch and other noble families, and by acting as the chief financial backer of both the Korvosan Guard and the Sable Company.