Curse of the Crimson Throne
House Carowyn was a minor noble family who thought that Korvosa would allow them to rise to new heights among the nobility. Unfortunately all members of House Carowyn seem incapable of not spending their wealth as soon as they make it, though it may appear wealthy with its lavish estates and possessions in truth the house relies on regular loans from House Jeggare to remain afloat. House Carowyn is however known for hosting fantastic parties, not sparing any expense when its comes to hosting guest.
During the Cousins’ War its members declared for both sides, which led to much of the family fighting each other. It was also one of the few houses to be compensated for their loses, as the family was nearing the point of extinction by the end of the war. As a reward for the loyalty to the crown that members who joined the loyalists showed, many of the remaining members were given positions of minor authority.