in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Land Forces and Warfare. 658 words.
McBane, Donald (1664–c. 1730), army officer and writer on swordsmanship, was the son of a farmer and publican near Inverness. Little is known of his background and life other than what...