Cheuse, Nicolas Du
Cheuse, Nicolas Du, a French martyr, was going from Besancon to the town of Gry, but did not do homage to a cross in the way, for which a passing monk, who was an inquisitor, suspected-him.: Being guided by this monk to Gry, he was there condemned. When carried to the place of martyrdom, he was offered his liberty on condition of kneeling down and: hearing a mass. But Nicolas preferred to die. rather than commit such an act; and, calling upon the Lord,, took his death patiently. He .was burned in 1554,. See Fox, Acts and Monuments, iv, 424.