james ussher

Ussher

[uhsh-er]
noun
James, 1581–1656, Irish prelate and scholar.
Also, Usher.
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Ussher or Usher (ˈʌʃə)
 
n
James. 1581--1656, Irish prelate and scholar. His system of biblical chronology, which dated the creation at 4004 bc, was for long accepted
 
Usher or Usher
 
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james ussher

Anglo-Irish prelate of the Anglican church who was memorable for his activity in religious politics and for his work on patristic texts, especially the chronology of the Old Testament.

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