The Revd: Willm. Romaine A: M:
Mezzotint. Plate 153 x 115mm. 6 x 4½". Trimmed close to the platemark.
William Romaine (1714-1795), evangelical divine of the Church of England. He was ordained deacon in 1736 and became curate of the Lew-Trenchard, Devonshire until 1738 where he was ordained priest by Hoadley, probably to the curacy of Banstead, Surrey and Horton, Middlesex. He later worked as preacher at St. Dunstan's Fleet Street, then as rector of St. Anne's, Blackfriars. He was also appointed professor of astronomy at Gresham College, London. Composition cropped from a portrait by Francis Cotes.
CS: undescribed by listed p.1763; for the Cotes portrait from which this derives see ref. 17007
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