Crosse, John

, a Franciscan friar and popish missionary in England, was chaplain to king James II. and followed the abdicated monarch to St. Germain’s in 1688, where he died a few years after. H was esteemed to be a man of parts, and published: 1. “A Sermon before the king and queen at St. James’s palace,1686. 2. “Cynosura, or the Miserere psalm paraphrased,” thin folio. 3. “Divine Poems.” 4. “Philotheus’s | Pilgrimage to perfection, in a practice of ten days solitude,Bruges, 1668. 1


Dodd’s Ch. History, vol. IllThe Cat. Bibl. Bodl. calls Cross, Nicholas.