James Ussher

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

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Samuel Ward also mentioned the event in a letter to Archbishop Ussher in County Armagh, Ireland.
Archbishop Ussher scrapes in, though his biblical chronology hardly matches (say) Archbishop Temple's social conscience as an influence on recent Presbyterianism.