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* The church in Chutreaux is led by the Bishop, but the funds are controlled by a group of clergymen known as the chapter.

* The chapter hires a Flemish architect named William of Planz.

* William in turn is responsible for hiring the master craftsmen who work under him.

* Each master craftsman then establishes a workshop for their respective trade and takes on sufficient apprentices and assistants to perform the work.

* Most of these skilled workers are drawn from the citizenry of Chutreaux.

* Many simple laborers perform heavy manual labor, and many of these individuals are drawn from the surrounding countryside.

* Many tools are made and used by these skilled craftsmen.

* William produces a floor plan and a wall elevation drawing on sheets of plaster.

* The drawings are presented to the Bishop and the Chapter and are approved.

* In most respects, the two drawings are typical of Gothic-period...

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