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William Romaine

1714 - 1795

William Romaine (1714 at Hartlepool – 1795), evangelical divine of the Church of England, was author of works once held in much favour by the evangelicals, namely the trilogy The Life, the Walk, and the Triumph of Faith.

Romaine went to Oxford University, became a priest in December 1738. Later, he worked as a preacher at St. Dunstans, Fleet Street, then as rector of St. Annes, Blackfriars. He was also appointed professor of astronomy at Gresham College, London, although he is not known to have made any contribution to the subject.