This brief biography is taken from ‘A Catalogue of Notable Middle Templars: With Brief Biographical Notices’ by John Hutchinson and Published by Printed by Butterworth and Co. for the Honourable society of the Middle Temple in 1902
Admitted 13 February, 1633-4.
Son and heir of William Lawrence of Wraxhall, Dorset. He was educated at Oxford. He was called to the Bar 4 June, 1647, and rose to eminence in his profession. For some years he represented the Isle of Wight in Parliament, but he is chiefly remembered for his legal works on Marriage (1680) ; and Primogeniture (1681). He had also some merit as a poet. He died 18 March, 1680-1, and was buried at Wraxhall.