LAWRENCE, Edward (c.1594-1647), of Creech Grange, Steeple, Dorset

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1604-1629, ed. Andrew Thrush and John P. Ferris, 2010
Available from Cambridge University Press



Family and Education

b. c.1594, 1st s. of Sir Edward Lawrence of Creech Grange and his 1st w. Margaret, da. of William Denton of Tonbridge, Kent.1 educ. Oriel, Oxf. 1610, aged 16.2 m. settlement 21 Sept. 1614 (with £900), Grace (d.1664), da. of Henry Brune of Rowner, Hants and Athelhampton, Dorset, 3s. (1 d.v.p.), 2da. suc. fa. 1629;3 kntd. 17 May 1643.4 bur. 24 Sept. 1647.

Offices Held

J.p. Dorset 1637-?46,5 commr. sewers 1638, piracy 1639,6 sheriff 1641-2,