Capsius, Heinrich, a German Lutheran theologian, was born at Gorden, near, Nitze-buttel, in the duchy of Holstein. After having pursued his studies at Wittenberg, he was elected, in 1670, pastor at Buirg, where he remained until his death, which occurred May 9, 1706. He wrote, Disputatio .de lonce Diaplo Thalassio (Wittenberg,16, 659, 1667): — Disputatio de Mysterio Verbi (ibid. 1659): Disp. de Papistarum Consensu (ibid. 1660). See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.