Nicholas Lawrence
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NICHOLAS LAWRENCE, son of Sir Robert and Amphillis (Longford) Lawrence, was of Agercroft. He married and had:




John, of whom further





The Genealogy of the Family of John Lawrence of Wissett, in Suffolk, England, and of Watertown and Groton, Massachusetts By Rev. John Lawrence, Jr. (1869)

The Ancestral Lineage, ascertained and arranged by H. G. Somersby, Esq., under the countenance of Hon. Abbott Lawrence while in England, is given as in 1857, there being no reason for a change in this respect.

Page 22 The seventh generation Sir Robert son of Sir Robert and Margaret Holden, of Ashton Hall, married Amphilbis, daughter of Edward Longford, Esq., of Longford; and had, I. James heir and successor to the estate of Ashton Hall, who married Cecily, daughter of ______ Boteler, Esq., of Lancashire, an heiress, and had issue, two sons and a daughter. II. Robert , who married Margaret, daughter of John Lawrence, Esq. of Lancashire, and had sons, Robert and John; the later of whom commanded a wig of the English army, under Lord Stanley, in the battle of Flodden Field: also William, who became a great landholder. III. NICHOLAS LAWRENCE.

The eighth generation NICHOLAS, son of Sir Robert and Amphilbis, was of Agercorft. He married, and had sons, I. Thomas; II. Nicholas; III. Robert; IV. John; V. William; VI. Henry; VII. Oliver the ancestor of the Crich-Grange branch of Lawrences. The son and successor of Sir Oliver Lawrence was Edward, who died in 1401; leaving a son, Sir Edward, who was knighted in 1419, and died about 1430.