Frederick Banks is known as the city builder or citadel builder. Born in TK 1015 to a noble family, he trained as a knight and was gifted with an incredible mind that, when introduced to Lord Duncan Tully, his life changed. Duncan Tully saw the possibilities in young Frederick and immediately had him educated in the ways of the architecture and design as well as his knightly studies. When he was knighted, he was given the position as assistant to the head of the Tully Engineering Columns. In TK 1045, he was appointed the head of the Tully Engineering Columns. To date he has worked on or designed more than 30 castles and 40 defensive lines. He has won the honor of the High Queen's Medal of Courage and the Azin Design Medal.