Situ� on the old one sees of Bourges � Tours, the site was tr�s certainly a place strat�gic to pass the Cher who � l'�poque Gallo-Romaine was � the current site of the channel of Berry. It is � the end of the Life si�cle which the girl of Clotaire 1st founds the village by �tablissant a monast�re there. It still seemed to exist into 813 if it believes of it l'�tat of Prieur� de Mennetou dress� in the 18th si�cle. The invasions Normans of 9th and Xe si�cle will be fatal with the monast�re. The name of Mennetou comes from this �dification m�rovingienne: Monastellum (small monast�re), Moneto, Monesto, Menetou then Mennetou.