Literature: Bran Mak Morn
Bran Mak Morn
a series of pseudo-historical Heroic Fantasy
short stories by Robert E. Howard
. Named for the main character, who is a king of Howard's idealized Picts
, a race which lived on the British isles at the time of the Roman invasion.
Some of Howard's notes date Bran to around 100 AD. Others say around 300 AD.
The Bran Mak Morn
stories are a peripheral part of the Cthulhu Mythos
. Notably, Worms of the Earth
mentions R'lyeh, and a draft of that story mentions Cthulhu.
Some stories here
See also: Robert E. Howard
, Conan the Barbarian