11 juin 2007

Saint Menoux

  Halfway located Mills and of Bourbon Archambault, Saint-Menoux has a remarkable church. Menoux, or Ménulphe (the inhabitants of the village are Ménulphiens), Irish bishop, was born in VIIème century. From Ireland, it went to Great Britain, then in Armorique to Quimper where it was ordered to priest then bishop. To the return of a voyage in Rome, exhausted and sick, it arrived at the small village of Mailly-on-pink, become Saint-Menoux, where it stopped to take some rest.... [Lire la suite]
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11 juin 2007

The Saint Martin's day fountain

  In Saint-Menoux, the Saint Martin's day fountain, called sometimes by people of the country fountain of good Menoux is below the church, a few 200 meters further. It is then necessary to pass in front of a baker who makes his bread with the wood fire. It is a wonder to taste its potato pies, speciality bourbonnaise. The fountain probably duidic, is christianized later. There one day, an enormous snake was installed on its curbstone, prohibiting whoever from coming to draw water. Saint... [Lire la suite]
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