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    Staff and Costs


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    Staff and Costs Empty Staff and Costs

    Post by Admin on Sun Aug 12, 2018 10:13 pm

    Hireling Costs:
    Unskilled - 50
    Beginner - 100
    Familiar - 150
    Amateur - 200
    Professional -250
    Expert - 300
    Master - 350

    Hireling Highlights:
    Unskilled Guard, 9 Attack 9 Defense,  50  Gold.

    Beginner Air Mage, Alteration 1-Air 1, 100 Gold

    Master Guard, 15 Attack 15 Defense, 350 Gold.

    Normal Hirelings:

    An armorer holds an important occupation in the workforce. Armor had to be uniquely made to fit its wearer and is considered a specialist.

    An apothecary dispensed remedies made from herbs, plants and roots. Good physicians are expensive and a priest often held this occupation, often the only recourse for sick, poor people.

    Artists are employed by kings and nobles to brighten the insides of a castle and display wealth. At first an artist painted heraldic designs on early furniture and then it became fashionable for portraits to be painted

    An astrologer study the stars and planets but regarded as a mystical person.

    The occupation of a castle atilliator was to make crossbows.

    The occupation of the bailiff was to manage a castle estate or farm.

    Bread is a daily staple life, and good bakers were employed by nobles in their castles.

    A barber had many occupations in relation to personal care. Barbers cut hair but also serve as dentists, surgeons and blood-letters.

    The blacksmith is one of the most important, albeit lowly, occupations. Blacksmiths forged weapons, sharpen weapons, repair armor.

    A bottler had a responsible occupation and was in charge of the bottlery which was intended for storing and dispensing wines and other expensive provisions.

    Bower or bowyer
    The bowyer manufactured bows, arrows and crossbows

    The Candlemaker makes candles, which are cheaper and easier to put out when compaired to torches.

    The occupation of the carpenter is a diverse one. Carpenters built furniture, roofing, siege engines and wood paneling. Carpenter: a skilled craftsman who shaped or made things of wood.

    A Castellan is the occupation of the person who had been appointed as custodian, or in charge of, the grounds. Think of them as regent.

    The title originated with an officer of a high household who was responsible for the chamber, which included the administration of the a household's budget. This occupation can be extended to collecting revenues and paying expenses.

    A chancellor is a secretary to a noble or royal person.

    The chaplain was responsible for the religious activities of a castle servants and men at arms. The duties also include that of a clerk and keeping accounts. A priest would usually looked after the spiritual needs and confessions of the nobles and their families.

    A clerk is employed to keep accounts, such as buying meat from hunters.

    A clothiers made clothes, such a job requires having a knowledge of various fine and expensive materials.

    The man who is in charge of the guard in local affairs.

    A cook is employed in the castle kitchens roasting, broiling, and baking food in the fireplaces and ovens.

    A cordwainer is a shoemaker or cobbler, a craftsman who made shoes.

    A cottar is one of the lowest peasant occupations, undertaken by the old or infirm, who had a series of low duties including swine-herd, prison guard or menial tasks.

    The ditcher a laborer who digs moats and foundations.

    The Ewerer brought and heated water for nobles.

    The Fletcher crafts and manufactured bows and the flights of arrows.

    The gardener needs a knowledge of herbs and plants. Gardeners work was critical to the safety and protection of a castle - castle walls had to be kept clear of ivy or anything else that could be used to climb the castle walls and gardeners were expected to dig defensive ditches

    Herald or Harker
    The Herald is a knight's assistant and an expert advisor on heraldry. The herald (or harker) declares announcements on behalf of the king or noble to the public. Normally this was done on a given day when the public would assemble at the base of a castle tower or in the town square and the herald shouts out the news.

    A herbalist is usually a member of a religious order such as a monk or friar who would plant and maintain medicinal plants, roots and herbs.

    The janitor, or porter, is responsible for the main castle entrance and for the guardrooms. The janitor also insured that no one enters or leaves the inner rooms without permission.

    The jester, also referred to as the fool, entertains.

    Keeper of the wardrobe
    A room called the wardrobe is intended as a dressing room and storage room for clothes and used by lord of the hold. The keeper of the wardrobe was in charge of the tailors and laundress.

    The Marshal is an officer in charge of a household's horses, carts, wagons, containers and the transporting of goods as well as maintaining disiciplin in guards and troops.

    Messengers were lesser diplomats of the lord who carried receipts, letters, and commodities.

    Minstrels provide entertainment in the form of singing and playing musical instruments. Highly skilled minstrels can record the heroic deeds in songs giving the subject great publicity and establishing respect and additional status.

    Medieval castles ere highly colorful and the services of painters were often required

    The janitor, or porter, was responsible for the main castle entrance and for the guardrooms. The porter also insures that no one entered or left the castle without permission

    Physicians were a very highly regarded and respected occupation. Bleeding, lancing and surgical procedures were practiced.

    Potters are craftsmen of clay, porcelain and early forms of ceramics. Basically they produce pots for cooking and storage and highly skilled ones can work as sculptors.

    The reeve supervises all work on their lord's property. The reeve ensures that everyone began and stopped work on time.

    Most scribes come from religious establishments where reading, writing and comprehension skills are learned.

    Scullions are the lowest of kitchen workers whose duties included washing and cleaning the kitchen

    The sheriff was an important official of county who was responsible for executing judicial duties

    A shoemaker or cobbler or cordwainer is a craftsman that makes shoes.

    The steward takes care of the estate and household administration.

    A Guard is an official at an esate or property responsible for security.

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