Nicolas, Pere a French preacher, was born in Dijon. His family name was Peltret. He belonged to the Order of Capuchins, and filled the offices of delinitor and provincial. He died in 1649 at Lyons. We have of his works, L'Esprit du Chretien ecclesiastique et religieux (Lyons, 1638, 3 vols. 8vo): — Panegyriques ur les mysteres de Notre-Seigneur et de la Sainte Vierge (ibid. 1688, 2 vols. 8vo): — Panegyriques dessaints (ibid. 1693. 2 vols. fol.): — Sermons under different titles (ibid. 1685 to 1696, 14 vols. 8vo). His Careme has been translated into Italian (Venice, 1730, 2 vols. 4to). See Denis de Genes, Bibl. des Capucins; Papillon, Bibl. des auteurs e Bouirgogne.