Ussher
biographical name James 1581-1656 Irish prelate

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  • Ussher — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: James Ussher (1581–1656), anglikanischer Theologe Sara Ussher (* um 1962), finnische Badmintonspielerin Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ussher — Ussher, 1) (Usserius), James (Jakob), geb. 4. Januar 1581 in Dublin, studirte daselbst Geschichte u. Theologie, wurde 1600 katechetischer Lector daselbst u. 1601 Hofprediger, 1607 Professor der Theologie u. 1614 Vicekanzler der Universität. Als… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Ussher — [ush′ər] James 1581 1656; Ir. archbishop & theologian …   English World dictionary

  • Ussher — This is an ancient status surname, of Norman pre10th century origins. Derived from the Olde French Ussier and introduced into England after the 1066 Invasion, and Ireland after 1170, the name is job descriptive for one of the most important… …   Surnames reference

  • Ussher — noun Irish prelate who deduced from the Bible that Creation occurred in the year 4004 BC (1581 1656) • Syn: ↑James Ussher, ↑Usher, ↑James Usher • Instance Hypernyms: ↑archpriest, ↑hierarch, ↑high priest, ↑prelate, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ussher — /ush euhr/, n. James, 1581 1656, Irish prelate and scholar. Also, Usher. * * * …   Universalium

  • Ussher — Ussh•er [[t]ˈʌʃ ər[/t]] n. big James, 1581–1656, Irish prelate and scholar …   From formal English to slang

  • Ussher — /ˈʌʃə/ (say ushuh) noun James, 1581–1656, Irish scholar and Anglican archbishop; responsible for long accepted system of biblical chronology. Also, Usher …   Australian English dictionary

  • Ussher (surname) — Ussher can refer to several people: * James Ussher, the Irish archbishop and theologian who set out the a Biblical chronology. * Elizabeth Tyrrell (nee Ussher), his daughter * Kitty Ussher, an English Member of Parliament * John Tannatt Ussher, a …   Wikipedia

  • Ussher's Flycatcher — (bottom), illustration by Keulemans, 1879 Conservation status …   Wikipedia

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