Ranald Bane MacDonald, 1st of Largie

Ranald Bane MacDonald (dates of birth and death unknown, alive in 1431) was the second son of John Mór Tanister (died 1427) and a daughter of Finnon (the Green Abbot) or by his wife Margery Byset (married in 1399). He is the founder of Clan MacDonald of Largie. He was given a charter for lands in Kintyre around Largie, for his services at the battle of Inverlochy.[1]


He is known to have fathered:

  • Donald MacDonald, 2nd of Largie
  • Alexander MacDonald, 3rd of Largie
  • John MacDonald
  • Marion of Cortynvale


  1. ^ A. MacDonald, et al. p.380.


  • Macdonald, Angus; Macdonald, Archibald (1900). The Clan Donald. 3. Inverness: The Northern Counties Publishing Company, Ltd.