Norman David Emerson (1900 - 1966):
Cleric, Church of Ireland and writer
Norman Emerson was born in Lurgan, County Armagh, and educated at Trinity College, Dublin. He was ordained in 1924 and became a Canon of Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin, from 1954 to 1961, when he became Dean. He was a member of the Royal Irish Academy and President of the Irish Historical Society from 1960 to 1962. Among his publications are An Account of Archbishop Ussher and a History of the Church of Ireland in three volumes.