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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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