Waple, Edward an English clergyman of the 17th century, became prebendary of Bath and Wells in 1677; archdeacon of Taunton in 1682; prebendary of Winchester in 1690; and died in 1712. He was the author of Book of the Revelation Paraphrased (1693) and Seventy Sermons (1714-20, 3 vols.; a second edition with Life, 1729). See Allibone, Dict. of Brit. and Amer. Authors, s.v.