Chateau de Chenonceau located near the small village of Chenonceau (Chenonceau) in France is one of the most known locks of Loire Valley. The lock it is remarkable the fact that it has been constructed over the river of River Cher which waters in clear days are so quiet that remind a lake smooth surface. Other feature of the lock consists that it was constructed, watched it, women throughout nearly four centuries loved and protected. Therefore Chateau De Chenonceau is called by "the ladies' lock". Photo: Ra-smit/Wikimediazamok has been constructed at the beginning of the 16th century by Thomas Bohier, the Chamberlain of the king of France Charles VIII who has bought the site and has destroyed the old castle and the mill standing there to make room for the lock. Thomas wife, Catherine Brisonne (Katherine Briconnet), controlled the most part of construction. But after Thomas death the lock was selected for debts by the king Francis I. The king Francis I has died soon after Shatto de Chenonso's acquisition therefore the lock has been transferred him to the son Henry II.