Lacroze, Mathurin Veyssiere De
Lacroze, Mathurin Veyssiere De a distinguished French Orientalist, was in turn a merchant, a medical student, and a Benedictine monk. Finally, having abjured Romanism, he retired to Prussia, where, in 1697, he became librarian to the king. He died at Berlin in 1739. His principal works are Histoire du Christianisme des Indes (La Haye, 1724, sm. 8vo):- Histoire du Christianisme d'Ethiopie et d'Arminie (La Haye, 1739, sm. 8vo). See Darling, Cyclop. Bibliog. s.v.