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James Ussher

Religion (4-Jan-1581 — 20-Mar-1656)


John Aikin. The Lives of John Selden, Esq., and Archbishop Usher: With Notices of the Principal English Men of Letters with Whom They Were Connected. London: Mathews and Leigh. 1812. 430pp.

Nicholas Bernard. The Life & Death of the Most Reverend and Learned Father of Our Church Dr. James Usher. London: E. Tyler. 1656. 119pp.

J. A. Carr. The Life and Times of James Ussher: Archbishop of Armagh. W. Gardner, Darton and Co.. 1895. 398pp.

Jack Cunningham. James Ussher and John Bramhall: The Theology and Politics of Two Irish Ecclesiastics of the Seventeenth Century. Ashgate Publishing. 2007. 233pp.

Alan Ford. James Ussher: Theology, History, and Politics in Early-Modern Ireland and England. Oxford University Press. 2007. 315pp.

R. Buick Knox. James Ussher, Archbishop of Armagh, 1581-1656. University of Wales Press. 1967. 205pp.

Richard Parr. The Life of the Most Reverend Father in God, James Usher, Late Lord Arch-Bishop of Armagh, Primate and Metropolitan of All Ireland: With a Collection of Three Hundred Letters Between the Said Lord Primate and Most of the Eminentest Persons for Piety and Learning in His Time. London: Nathanael Ranew. 1686. 788pp.


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  5. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1490)

  7. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature (p.390)

  8. British Authors Before 1800 (p.532)

  9. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.1064)

  10. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.525)

  11. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.493)

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