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 (ŭsh′ər), James 1581-1656.
Irish prelate and scholar who devised a scheme of biblical chronology that placed the Creation in the year 4004 bc.


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(Biography) James. 1581–1656, Irish prelate and scholar. His system of biblical chronology, which dated the creation at 4004 bc, was for long accepted


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James, 1581–1656, Irish prelate and scholar.
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Noun1.Ussher - Irish prelate who deduced from the Bible that Creation occurred in the year 4004 BC (1581-1656)
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