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People of the Castle

Many different people lived in and around a castle. The lord and lady, of course, were there, but one could also find everybody from knights to cooks in and around the castle grounds.

The most important people, were the Lord, the lady and the Bishop

Other people who lived or worked at the castle.

Atilliator

Skilled castles worker who made crossbows.

Butler

Cared for the cellar and was in charge of wine and beer.

Castilian

Resident owner or person in charge of a castle.

 

Chaplain

Provided spiritual welfare for laborers and the castle garrison. The duties might also include supervising building operations, clerk, and keeping accounts. He also tended to the chapel.

Cook

 

Roasted, broiled, and baked food in the fireplaces and ovens

 

Knight

A professional soldier.

Messengers

Servants of the lord who carried receipts, letters, and commodities.

 

Squire

Attained at the age of 14 while training as a knight. He would be assigned to a knight to carry and care for the weapons and horse.

Watchman

An official at the castle responsible for security.



 

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