Definition of James Ussher
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 Ussher
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Historical Memoirs of the City of Armagh by James Stuart (1900)
"In the Burial Register, as published by Colonel Chester, 1876, the entry appears thus:—"1656 [April 17], James Ussher, Archbishop of Armagh, ..."
2. English Prose: Selections with Critical Introductions by Various Writers and by Henry Craik (1920)
"... James Ussher [James Ussher was born at Dublin on the 4th of January 1581. He was nephew of Henry Ussher, Archbishop of Armagh, and of Richard ..."
3. Ireland and Her People; a Library of Irish Biography: Together with a by Thomas W. H. Fitzgerald (1910)
"James Ussher James Ussher, Anglican Archbishop of Armagh, was born in the parish of St. Nicholas, Dublin, January 4, 1581. His father a clerk in the Court ..."