Bosquier, Philippe a Flemish theologian, was born at Mons, in Hainault, in 1561. He studied theology at the university of Paris, entered the order of the Recollets. and was sent to Rome, where he gained by his talents the favor of the cardinal Baronius. He died at Avesnes in 1636. Bosquier acquired the reputation of a good preacher, although his sermons were somewhat faulty. His most desirable productions are, Tragedie Nouvelle, dite le, Petit Rasoir des Ornements Mondains, en laquelle toutes les Miseres de nostre Temps sont Attributes tant aux Ie eisies qu'aux Ornsenents Supersflus du Corps (Mons, 1588 or 1589): — L'Acadmie des Pecheurs (ibid. 1596): — Le Fouet de l'Acadmnie des Pecheurs (Arras, 1597). The author himself has given a complete edition of his works'(Cologne, 1621)., See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.