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tunstall, cuthbert

prelate, bishop of London (1522-30) and of Durham (1530-52 and 1553-59), who was a leading conservative in the age of the English Reformation. He wrote an excellent arithmetic textbook, De arte supputandi libri quattuor (1522) and a treatise on the Eucharist in which he defended the Roman Catholic doctrine.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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