Percival Arland Ussher Biography

Percival "Percy" Arland Ussher (b. 1899 - d. 1980) was an Anglo-Irish academic, essayist and translator.

Born in Battersea, London, he studied at Cambridge University for some time. In 1926 he published a translation of The Midnight Court (Cúirt an Mheán-Oíche) by the Irish Gaelic-language poet, Brian Merriman.

He published The Face and Mind of Ireland (1949) and Three Great Irishmen (1952), a comparative study of Shaw, Yeats, and Joyce.

He moved to County Waterford to manage the family farm before moving to Dublin in 1953.