The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Marshal of France, born at Sancerre, of Scotch descent, entered the army at the time of the Revolution as a lieutenant, and rapidly rose in rank; served with distinction under Napoleon, especially at Wagram, when he was made Duke of Taranto; supported the Bourbons on their restoration (1765-1840).
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'MacDonald'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/m/macdonald.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.