Henry Lawe (1556 – 1613) was the 11th great-grandfather of Cometan, classified as one of Cometan’s distant paternal ancestors in the Stringfellow family line. Born in Blackburn in Lancashire, Henry is recorded as having married Janet Stott Lawe (1560 – 1614) and the father of Miles Lawe (1580 – 1651). The identity of Henry’s parents remain unknown. He is recorded as having died at the age of fifty-seven in Burnley, Lancashire.
In Cometanic ancestry, Henry is categorised as part of the 13th generation retrograde, classifying him as a distant ancestor of Cometan.