Rowe, John, a Nonconformist minister, was born at Tiverton, England, in 1627. He was educated at New Inn Hall, Oxford, and obtained a fellowship in Corpus Christi College. He became preacher at Witney and Tiverton, and, in 1654, at Westminster Abbey. In 1662 he was ejected for nonconformity, and afterwards had a congregation in Bartholomew Close, London. He wrote, Heavenly-mindedness and Earthly-mindedness (1672, 2 pts 12mo): — Saints' Temptations (1674, 1675, 8vo): — Emanuel (1680, 8vo): — Sermons, etc.