Bousmard (or Boussemard), Nicolas De
Bousmard (Or Boussemard), Nicolas De, a French theologian, was born at Xivry-le-Franc in 1512. He belonged to a family of Anjou. Charles III, duke of Lorraine, appointed him in 1572 as one of the reformers of the constitution of St. Mihiel, and four years later appointed him to the bishopric of Verdun, and after some difficulty he was consecrated, July 15, 1576. He died at Verdun, April 10, 1584, generally lamented. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.