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James Usher   /dʒeɪmz ˈəʃər/   Listen
James Usher

Irish prelate who deduced from the Bible that Creation occurred in the year 4004 BC (1581-1656).  Synonyms: James Ussher, Usher, Ussher.

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... James Usher or Ussher, Archbishop of Armagh, was born in Dublin on the 4th of January 1581. He was the second, but elder surviving son of Arland Usher, one of the six clerks of the Irish Court of Chancery. His mother was a daughter of James Stanyhurst, Recorder of the City of Dublin, who was thrice ...
— English Book Collectors • William Younger Fletcher

Words linked to "James Usher" :   hierarch, high priest, archpriest, prelate, primate

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