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McBain
The Armorial achievement of McBain of McBain, Chief of Clan McBean

Arms: Quarterly:
1st: Or; a lion rampant Gules,
2nd: Argent; a dexter hand couped in pale Gules,
3rd: Argent; a sword in pale Proper,
4th: Or; a lymphad Azure, sails furled Proper,
oars in saltire Gules and flagged of the last.

Helm: befitting his degree with mantling Gules doubled Argent
On the helm a wreath of the liveries Or and Azure is set for crest
Crest a grey demi-catamountain salient, on his sinister foreleg
a Highland Targe Gules
On an Escrol: over the crest this motto:
Motto: TOUCH NOT A CATT BOT A TARGE
Beneath the shield a compartment with
Supporters: two boxwood plants Proper
Along with the Slogan: KINCHYLE as the war cry

SOURCE/NOTES & CREDITS: Blazon is from the matriculation. The Illustration
is from Lyon Court from the Matriculation and Confirmation of the Arms of McBain
of McBain. Text is from the above mentioned Matriculation and the Historian of Clan McBean.

James Hughston McBain of McBain, Chief of Clan McBean, was recognized by the Lord Lyon and matriculated arms at LO in 1977. Born in 1928 the only son of Hughston Maynard McBain of McBain and Margaret Keith. He married firstly, Mollie Yost with whom he has two daughters and secondly, Margaret Stephenson by whom he has a son Richard James McBain of McBain, Younger.

Due to his great age, the Lord Lyon confirmed the appointment of his son Richard McBain of McBain, Ygr., heir-apparent, as Acting Chief.

The artwork is an interpretation of the Lyon Court Artist

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