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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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Their topics include shaping history: James Ussher and the Church of Ireland; contested histories: Richard Mant's History of the Church of Ireland and religious politics in early Victorian Belfast; J.
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She begins by concentrating on five psalters given to Trinity in 1661 as part of the library of Archbishop Ussher (MSS 53, 69, 91, 93, and 600), describing from some of Ussher's notes in a book now at the Bodleian (MS Rawl.
The records include those of 2nd Lt Charles Ussher Kilner, killed in the campaign in northern Greece in 1916.
Indeed, it is possible that O Cleirigh stayed with Ussher rather than in the Drogheda friary when transcribing manuscripts located in Ussher's library in that town.
En relacion con el consumo de sustancias psicoactivas, no solo se ha observado una asociacion negativa entre la practica regular de ejercicio fisico y el consumo de sustancias (Goodwin, 2003; Kaczynski, Manske, Mannell y Grewal, 2008; Pate, Heath, Dowda y Trost, 1996), sino que ademas se ha identificado la ausencia de actividad fisica como una variable predictora del consumo de sustancias psicoactivas en la adolescencia (Aveyard y Ussher, 2007; Korhonen, Kujala, Rose y Kaprio, 2009; Kujala, Kaprio y Rose, 2007).
Robertson criticized James Ussher, an archbishop in the Church of Ireland who in the 17th century studied the Bible and famously concluded that the world had been created on Oct.
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Making dead men speak': Manipulating the memory of James Ussher," Alan Ford's contribution to the collection, looks at the work of Archbishop James Ussher and how high-church Anglicans, moderate Anglicans and hard-line Presbyterians all used Ussher's writings to defend and define their preferred ecclesiastical settlement.
In an evocative book Guy St John Williams pays tribute to the strength of an Irish connection that goes back exactly 100 years when Harry Ussher had a training and riding double at the 1912 fixture, the second year the meeting was staged at what was to become its permanent home.