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  1. Ussher, James Ussher, Usher, James Usher(noun)

    Irish prelate who deduced from the Bible that Creation occurred in the year 4004 BC (1581-1656)


  1. James Ussher

    James Ussher was Church of Ireland Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland between 1625 and 1656. He was a prolific scholar, who most famously published a chronology that purported to establish the time and date of the creation as the night preceding Sunday, 23 October 4004 BC, according to the proleptic Julian calendar.


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