Bossutus, Goswin a French monk of the order of Cistercians, a chanter, lived in the early half of the 13th century, at the abbey of Villers. This abbey, only the ruins of which remain, was situated in a valley of Brabant, about three leagues from the city of Gembloux. Bossutus wrote, in two books, the life of Arnulphe Cornibant, a lay brother of the abbey of Villers, which Francis Moschus published at Arras in 1600. The life of the monk Abundus. of the same abbey, is attributed to him. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.