Swedish Occupation: Rådbisittare

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The primary purpose of a rådbisittare was to oversee the guilds in a city. The rådbisittare was a member of the city council under the mayor (borgmästare) or magistrate. The assignment of a rådbisittare was to watch over the guilds by attending guild meetings. He also worked with the ålderman to take care of economic matters. The position of rådbisittare was for life.

References:

Stockholm Stadsarkiv, Källhandbok till Skråarkiven "Rådbisittare". Stockholm 2010