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St BRENDON

Christian Saint

Patron Saint of Whales, Sailors, Boats and Travelers

The amazing sailing monk of Clonfert.

As an abbot he took seventeen monks on the voyage of a lifetime in a large leather coracle.

In seven exciting years in the Atlantic they encountered everything from icebergs to volcanoes to impossible mythical monsters like whales.

Judging from the writings known as the ‘Navigational Exploits’ put together by a monk, they probably reached America nine hundred years before Columbus. After all, they were searching for the Blessed Land.

St BRENDON FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : BRENDON
Location : Worldwide Christianity
Gender : Male
Type : saint
In charge of :
Celebration or Feast Day : May 16th
Birth and Death Dates : 484-577
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 33

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Article last updated on 15 April 2009 by the Godchecker Team.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "BRENDON: Saint from Christian mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 15 Apr. 2009. Web. 31 July 2014.

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