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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.

Ussher

(ˈʌʃə) or

Usher

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

Ussh•er

(ˈʌʃ ər)

n.
James, 1581–1656, Irish prelate and scholar.
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