Steele, Richard, a Nonconformist preacher, graduated at St. John's College, Cambridge. He became vicar of Hanmere, North Wales, and was ejected for nonconformity in 1662. He died in 1692. His works, which are commended by Philip Henry, are, Antidote against Distractions (Lond. 1667, 8vo; 3d ed. 1673; 1861, 12mo): — Discourse of Old Age: — Discourse upon Unrighteousness (1670, 8vo): — Christian Husbandman's Calling (1670): — Tradesman's Calling (1684, 8vo): Sermons. See Darling,. Cyclop. Bibliog. s.v.; Allibone, Dict. of Brit. and Amer. Authors, s.v.