Appendix IV: The Almanek en-Ashraf (Selected excerpts of the Noble Houses) Edit
(It should be noted that the dates listed in this appendix have been revised by Brian Herbert and Kevin Anderson.
A list of notable Nobles from the origanal Dune novel. Some of the materials referenced in each listing are also referenced in the following novels. (Dune Messiah and Children of Dune) The nobles listed are: Shaddam IV, Leto Atreides I, Lady Jessica, Alia Atreides, Vladimir Harkonnen, Count Hasimir Fenring,and Count Glossu Rabban Harkonnen Listed at the end of Dune:House Atreides, a footnote states, " In the appendix of Dune, there were typographical errors with respect to the birthdates of Shaddam Corrino IV and Count Hasimir Fenring, as evidenced by the conflicting ages shown in the text of the novel. The correcet birthdates were: Shaddam 10,119; Hasimir 10,118."