Fatou, Nicholas a French mystic writer, born at Arras in 1644, died at St. Omer in 1694, took the vows of the Dominican order in the convent at Arras, and subsequently entered that at St. Omer. We have from him: 1. Le Paradis terrestre du Saint Rosaire de l'auguste Vierge, mere de Dieu, etc., in 4 vols., of which only one vol. appeared (St. Omer et Lille, 1692, 12mo): -2. A treatise on the famous miracle of the holy candle, entitled Discours sur les Prodiges du Saint Cierge, etc., of which the first edition, quite rare, St. Omer, 1693; the second and third, Arras, 1696, sm. 8vo, and 1744, 12mo. Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Gen.