As a monarchy, Demacia is governed by various royal families, regulating the nation primarily as members of the Demacian Council. While many of the Noble Houses have ruled for generations, they are treated as any other citizen under the nation's strict laws and are not exempt from them. They may even be treated more harshly under the law as they are meant to serve as shining examples of how Demacian citizens should conduct themselves, publicly and privately.
Members & Description
2Barrett, Lestara, Kahina, Sona: A family known for their patronage of the musical arts. They are strong supporters of the Illuminators. The lord of the house, Barrett, gave his life to save prince Jarvan IV when he was captured by Noxians.
Fossian, Pieter, Augatha, Hargold, 8Tianna, Eldred, Garen, Luxanna: A paragon family of Demacian service. Crownguard is an honorific given to the family charged with protecting the king.
Durand, 3"Architect", 2"Sculptor", 3Shireen: "Beyond imagination." A house named after the famous ancestor Durand, who constructed the Colossus known as Galio that has protected Demacia from magical enemies for centuries. Despite the secrets for creating Galio being lost with Durand, his descendants would continue his legacy, with the most recent generation sculpting similar petricitegolem in secret. However when the Demacian Rangers called for their aid, the Durand sculptors set all of their 7petricite golems against the invading Noxian army, finally revealing their family secret to the wider Demacian public.
Sebastien, Ammdar, 4Antoine, Fiora, Pierre de Guillard, 4"Bladekeeper", 3"Duelist", 3"Protege": A family known for its long line of elite duelists and lovers of beautiful things. It is currently headed by Fiora Laurent after she caught her father cheating before a duel and fought him for control over the House.
Jarvan I, Jarvan II, 7Jarvan III, Catherine, Xin Zhao, Jarvan IV: They have been the royal family of Demacia continuously for the last three generations.
Catherine: One of the most influential political forces in Demacia. Notably the prince's deceased mother Lady Lightshield, formerly Lady Catherine Spiritmight, belong to this family.
Shauna: One of the few noble houses of the capital, The patron and matron of House Vayne was murdered by a fabled horned woman leaving the house uncontrolled and their only daughter Shauna Vayne, a figure of Demacian ruthlessness, and sought to bring the house back to power in a few years.