The position of a person who supervises a gate (such as of a castle or monastery)and is responsible for the arrival of visitors.
Related term(s): Castle; Monastery; Gatehouse; Portcullis
Category: Occupations and Positions
Last modified: 02.08.05
Source information: Singman, Jeffrey L. Daily Life in Medieval Europe. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1999. 145.
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