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Cumberland Richard

Cumberland, Richard, Bishop of Peterborough, was born in London in 1632, and educated at St. Paul's school and Cambridge. After holding different preferments, he became Bishop of Peterborough in 1691. He was the author of an Essay on the Jewish Weights and Measures, Origines Gentium Antiquissimae, and a work on moral philosophy, entitled An Inquiry into the Laws of Nature. He was an indefatigable worker, a profound scholar, and of a retiring disposition. He died in 1718.