The Land Of Matheval
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First Name, Last Initial
% of Survival
Lady: A Lady and other noble people had to supply the king with knights for protection and in return did not have to pay taxes. They were the richest and most powerful people in the village.
A Priest prays at church for 40 minutes each day. The church that the priest belonged to was an important part of life. A Priest was also a wealthy ruler that owned lots of land and had lots of money that belonged to the church.
A Monk helps out a lot not just only for praying also for Washing and cooking the monestary.Farming the vegtrables and grains.Producing Wine,Ale, and honey. Producing medical care for the communtity. And providing education for boys and novices And Providing hospitality for pilgrims
jeweler:set the prices of stones then sell them. I would make jewelry for nobles or set the stones into swords. I would be very well respected. Not always ruthfull though.
Baker: Bake bread and other goods for Townsfolk and Lords.
Architect: Designs buildings, churches and towns. Designs and builds entire cities.
Artist: Create art for the Nobility’s castle, for the church, and for the nobility to trade.
Fortune Teller: The Fortune Teller’s have very high demands. They also had very high beliefs in supernatural forces and powers. Most Fortune Tellers were common rogues and tricksters who used a lot of simple illusions to create dramatic effects.
Cook: The cook prepared food like meat and they used a preserving method to keep the meat fresh. This way was using salt. Also during the winter the ice and snow helped refrigerate food.
Spy: To keep the king informed on what was happening in neighboring towns. Spies were normally women because women were said to be less suspicious. Spies were also trained assassins.
Rat Catcher:Rat catchers were very helpful in Midieval times because rats and mice were the cause of many diseases. Rat catchers would earn stunning amounts of money for their work.
Physician: Physician could prescribe new medicine and perform certain surgeries. A physician would have only cured rich people.
Storyteller: Storytellers could read to people who could not read.
Clothier: Clothiers had a knowledge of various materials and how to assemble them into fine pieces of wear.
Acrobat and Actor: Acrobats and actors were a big part of the entertainment. They traveled to many places in circuses but sometimes stayed put in one town. Most people couldn’t read or didn’t have a very good education, so us acrobats had to put on a good show to represent many stories.
Hunter: Hunters would guide the hunts with the kings/ nobles. With the animals killed, the hunters would be able to cook the meats, use the bones to make various things, and used the teeth for exotic jewelry and other things. Because of their many talents, hunters made quite a profit.
Bowyer: The Bowyer crafted and manufactured bows, arrows, and bolts.It was easy to craft by those who knew the skill and was readily affordable to most people. They worked with a variety of woods and tools. The skill was in much in demand and remained a premier trade until the 1600s.
Painter: The painter’s job was to make towns lively and colorful and to keep them morale high by providing an attractive place to live. They also were reguarded as tradesmen because they were capable of bringing new residents to the community. they were needed at festivals and tournaments to make them colorful and fun.
Gardener :The job of a gardener was to be responsible for the upkeep and cosmentic apperience of castles and estate, also called to build defensive ditches and barriers during the time of war.
Fisherman:The fisherman’s job was to catch fish for the community.There boats were owned mostly by the lords and nobles.The fish were high priced compared to crops because they tended to spoil.One who had his own boat would still have to pay high taxes because the lords owned the waterways.
JESTER: A jester’s job in medieval times was to entertain the king. He would do so by playing music, telling jokes, and singing. Some jesters were fortunate enough to live life inside of the castle. Jesters were basically old timey clowns.
Bricklayer: A Bricklayer’s job would be paid very well. It was a job that would build walls for battles coming up very soon. Not only did the Bricklayer build walls, he/she would also fires and floods were led to his/her protection. They were highly respected in social orders.
Leatherworker: Leatherworkers were high in demand for their sword belts, clothing saddles.
Dyer: Dyers make different colors of dye to dye clothes with.
ENGINEER- Did tasks such as building expansion bridges, reinforcing the subterranian foundations of castle walls, building powerful siege engines for use in battle and even irrigation and aquaducts were a few of the jobs Engineers were called upon to perform.