|"The Voyage of St. Brandan" by Edward Reginald Frampton|
|Other names||Brendan of Clonfert, Brendanus (L)|
|Birth||c. AD 484 |
|Death||c. AD 577 |
Saint Brendan was an Irish monk who made a legendary journey to the western sea and found utopian lands. J.R.R. Tolkien was aware of this legend and made references to it.
Brendan's voyage is referenced again in The Notion Club Papers as well as the search for the West.