Cappidus, a Frieslander, a genealogist and theologian, who lived about 920, was surnamed Stauriensis from the place of his birth-Stavoren. He wrote the lives of saints Lebuin, Otger, Plechelm, and Odulph, as well as the genealogy of. the .sovereigns of Friesland. His MSS. were destroyed in the fire which consumed the library of Stavoren. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.