Definition of James usher
1. Noun. Irish prelate who deduced from the Bible that Creation occurred in the year 4004 BC (1581-1656).
Generic synonyms: Archpriest, Hierarch, High Priest, Prelate, Primate
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Literary usage of James usher
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1. English Writers: An Attempt Towards a History of English Literature by Henry Morley, William Hall Griffin (1895)
"At the accession of James I. james usher was twenty-three years old. Some English troops having subscribed eighteen hundred pounds for the library of the ..."
2. Collections by Minisink Valley Historical Society, Connecticut Historical Society (1852)
"[In the Life of the learned james usher, Archbishop of Armagh, by Richard Parr, his chaplain, folio, London, 1686, p. 16, is a very striking letter, ..."
3. The Cabinet of Irish Literature: Selections from the Works of the Chief Poet by Charles Anderson Read, Thomas Power O'Connor (1893)
"james usher, known as one of the most eminent scholars of modern times, was born on the 4th January, 1580, in the city of Dublin. His earlier education was ..."