Shuter was the Porter at Jordan College. He was quite old, and had a young assistant.[1]


Shuter brought Lord Asriel's cases of specimens from the Lodge to the Retiring Room. Lord Asriel made it look as if Shuter had knocked over the carafe of Tokay.[1] When he got too old to perform his duty as Porter to check the stonework and the lead on the roofs, he gave a roof key to Lyra Silvertongue in exchange for her help with this task.[2]



  1. 1.0 1.1 Northern Lights, Chapter 1
  2. Lyra's Oxford, page 1
Jordan College
Locations ChapelCommon RoomHallJordan catacombsJordan LibraryJordan OratoryMaster's LodgingRetiring RoomSheldon BuildingYaxley Quadrangle
Staff Bernie JohansenDr CarneCawsonCharlesFather HeystMrs LonsdaleP. TrelawneyParslow familyRoger ParslowSub-RectorShuterWren
Occupations ButlerMaster of Jordan CollegeSteward
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