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Rev. James Ussher, Archbishop of Armagh

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Parish of St. Nicholas Within, Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Death: March 21, 1656 (75)
Patroness' House, Reigate, Surrey, England (United Kingdom)
Place of Burial: Westminster, London, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Arland Ussher and Margaret Ussher
Husband of Phoebe Chaloner Challoner
Father of Elizabeth H Tyrrell
Brother of Mabel Jones; Ambrose Ussher; Sarah Buckworth; Margaret Bermingham and Ellinor Lill

Occupation: Archbishop of Armargh
Managed by: David Howerton
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About James Ussher, Archbishop of Armagh, Primate of All Ireland

James Ussher, Archbishop of Armagh

Most Rev. & Rt. Hon. James Ussher was born on 4 January 1581. He was the son of Arland Ussher and Margaret Stanihurst. He married Phoebe Challoner, daughter of Reverend Luke Challoner, in 1614. He died in March 1656 at age 75.

He graduated from Trinity College, Dublin University, Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland, in 1598 with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.). He was a Fellow between 1599 and 1605 at Trinity College, Dublin University, Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland. He graduated from Trinity College, Dublin University, Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland, in 1601 with a Master of Arts (M.A.). He was the Chancellor in 1605 at St. Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland. He was the Rector in 1605 at Finglas, County Dublin, Ireland. He was Professor of Divinity between 1607 and 1621 at Trinity College, Dublin University, Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland. He was the Rector between 1611 and 1626 at Assey, Ireland. He graduated from Trinity College, Dublin University, Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland, in 1614 with a Doctor of Divinity (D.D.). He held the office of Vice-Chancellor of Trinity College, Dublin in 1617. He was the Rector in 1620 at Trim, County Meath, Ireland He held the office of Bishop of Meath in 1621. He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1623. He held the office of Archbishop of Armagh in 1625. He held the office of Prmate of All Ireland in 1625. He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Divinity (D.D.) by Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, in 1626. In 1641 he attended the Earl of Strafford at the scaffold. He was Preacher at Lincoln's Inn in 1647.

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James Ussher, Archbishop of Armagh, Primate of All Ireland's Timeline

1581
January 4, 1581
Parish of St. Nicholas Within, Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
1620
September 19, 1620
Armagh, Ireland
1656
March 21, 1656
Age 75
Patroness' House, Reigate, Surrey, England (United Kingdom)
April 17, 1656
Age 75
Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London, England (United Kingdom)