Ranew, Nathaniel an English divine of the 17th century, noted as a Nonconformist who was ejected at the Restoration, was minister of Little Eastcheap, London, and afterwards vicar of Tilsted, Essex. He died in 1672, aged about seventy- two. He published, Solitude Improved by Divine Meditation, etc. (Lond. 1670, 8vo; last ed. 1847, 18mo), a very excellent work in the domain of practical theology: — Account concerning the Saint's Glory, etc., equally devout in spirit and excellent in composition and purpose.