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(fl. C13 and C14).

Jean de Chelles was the master-mason who built part of the transepts of Notre Dame, Paris: work on the north transept was carried out in the 1240s and on the south transept in 1258. Pierre de Montreuil worked with de Chelles and succeeded him as master-mason or architect in 1265. A relative, Pierre de Chelles, was master-mason at Notre Dame in the early part of C14, and worked on the Cathedral at Chartres.

Branner (1965);Frankl (2000);Sturgis et al. (1901–2)

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