The Life and Times of Archbishop James Ussher
An Intriguing Look at the Man Behind The Annals of the World
By J.A. Carr
This fascinating biography, originally published in 1895, reveals intriguing details about Archbishop James Ussher, compiler of the comprehensive Annals of the World. This classic traces Ussher’s life from his birth in 1581 to his death in 1656, gives valuable insights into his life and clears up many of the misconceptions and confusion about Ussher’s work. As an intellectual, he was extremely well read and was known for his extensive personal library, which went on to form the core of the famous institutional library at Trinity College in Dublin.