Waterhouse, Edward an English author who became a clergyman, was born in 1619. He received a learned education, became a member of the Royal Society in 1668, and took holy orders the same year. He died May 30, 1670. He was the author of Humble Apology for Learning and Learned Men (1653): — Two Contemplations (eod.): — Discourse of the Piety, Policy, and Charity of Elder Times and Christians (1655): — Gentleman's Monitor (eod.): — Short Narrative of the Late Dreadful Fire of London (1667): — and other works. See Allibone, Dict. of Brit. and Amer. Authors, s.v.