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St Brandan the Navigator

By Anthony MacDermott

St. Brandan (or Brendan) was an Irish monk of the sixth century AD, famed for his extensive voyages. His first voyage in a great curragh (hide boat) powered by both sail and oars, lasted five years and took him to the Faeroes, Shetland, Iceland, North America, and “the Island of Delights”, which was possibly one […] Read More

Filed under: Early Middle Ages | Atlantic
Subjects include: Science & Exploration