About NN Lanier
As noted, Nicholas Lanier's first wife's name is unknown, however, they did have two, or possibly three children, of whom one was John Lanier, father of the artist-musician Nicholas Lanier, the most famous of the Laniers. With Lucretia Bassano, he had nine children, including the musicians Alphonso, Innocent, Jerome Lanier, Clement Lanier and Andrea, and Ellen Lanier, who married Alphonse Ferrabosco II. After his death, Andrea succeeded him as Musician of the Flutes for life.
Descendants of Nicholas Lanier Generation No. 1 1. Nicholas1 Lanier was born Abt. 1540 in Rouen, France (Source: The LANIERS and Their World, 1559- 1719, by Barbara Lyon Harrison, La Canada, CA, 1995, 5.), and died January 28, 1611/12 in Rochester, E. Greenwich, England (Source: Reg. of Quilified Huguenots, 3rd. Edition, p. 43.VA Mag of Hist & Biog. Vol. XXXII pp 261-2.).
He married (1) Unknown. She died April 04, 1569 in St. Olave's Hart Street, London (Source: The LANIERS and Their World, 1559-1719, by Barbara Lyon Harrison, La Canada, CA, 1995, 1.).
He married (2) Lucrece (Lucretia) Bassano February 13, 1570/71 in East Greenwich, London, daughter of Anthony Bassano and Elena de Nazzi. She was born Abt. September 24, 1556 in All Hallows Barking, By-The-Tower, London, and died January 1632/33 in Rochester, E. Greenwich, England, buried at St. Alfege's Church.