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James Ussher

noun
1.
Irish prelate who deduced from the Bible that Creation occurred in the year 4004 BC (1581-1656).  Synonyms: James Usher, Usher, Ussher.






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"James Ussher" Quotes from Famous Books



... atmosphere charged with religious rancor, he was, to his credit be it said, to a large extent free from bigotry. He dealt with history and antiquities, and wrote in no party spirit, wishing only to be fair and impartial, and to set out the truth as he found it. James Ussher, Archbishop of Armagh, was a much abler man and a much greater scholar than Ware. His capacity for research, his profound scholarship, the variety and extent of his learning raised him far above his co-religionists, and he ...
— The Glories of Ireland • Edited by Joseph Dunn and P.J. Lennox



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



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