Capet, Jean, a French theologian and canon, was born at Lille. He received the degree of doctor at Louvain, where he taught philosophy. He died in his native city, May 12, 1599. He wrote, De Vera Christi Ecclesia, deque Ecclesice et Scriptutrce Autoritate (Douay, 1584):-De Hceresi et. Modo Coercendi Hcereticos (Antwerp, 1591). See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.