Of Barnstaple, Ashwater, Bovey Tracey, Brampton, Bremridge (in South Molton), Fremington, High Bray, Little Bray, Martinhoe, Morthoe, Pickwell (in Georgeham), Pilton, West Anstey, West Down, etc., Devon, Constable of Exeter Castle, Governor of Lundy Island, Baron of the Exchequer, itinerant justice, 1232, son and heir of Oliver de Tracy, of Barnstaple, Devon, by Eve, daughter of Fulk Fitz Warin, of Alveston, Gloucestershire, Tadlow, Cambridgeshire, Alderbury, Shropshire, etc. 1
An undated charter confirms that "domini Henrici de Tracy" requested a daily mass at Pilton St James, for the souls of "Henrici de Traci avi sui et Oliveri patris sui et Hawysiæ avæ suæ". "Henr de Trascy" is named among the guarantors for a pledge of "Roberti de Ferariis" for a fine for "hnda fil Willelmi de Boclaund cum hereditate sua", dated [Oct] 1216. An order dated 2 Apr 1219 records "Henry de Tracy" repaying part of a debt. The Pipe Roll 1223 includes land of “Henricus de Tracy...de dimidio feodo quod est in manu R. de feodis Oliveri de Tracy” in Devon.
Inquisitions after a writ dated 21 Aug "2 Edw I" following the death of "Henry de Tracy" name “Maud daughter of his daughter whom Geoffrey de Caunville lately took to wife aged 31 at Christmas in the said year is his next heir”, adding that “he had a daughter Eva married to Guy de Bryane from whom was born Maud whom Geoffrey de Caunvile lately married” and list the deceased’s properties in Barnstaple and numerous other places in Devonshire. 2
29 Oct 1253, Westminster
Henry de Tracy has paid in the queen's wardrobe to Walter de Bradel', keeper of the same Wardrobe, at harvest last past 100 marks by which he has made fine with the king for the aid for his last crossing to Gascony that the king asked for from him.
Calendar of the Fine Rolls, 38 Hen. III
4 Jul 1259, Westminster
Grant to Henry de Tracy, and his heirs, in the demesne lands of his
manor of Tavistok, co. Devon ; grant also of a weekly market on Thursday at his manor of Nymeton, co. Devon, and of a yearly fair there on the vigil, the feast and the morrow of St. Martin.
Calendar of the Charter Rolls, 43 Hen. III, m. 4
26 Jul 1260, Westminster
Henry de Tracy, son of Henry de Tracy, gives half a mark of gold for having a charter of market, fair and warren. He is to pay that gold in the quindene of Michaelmas next to come. Henry de Tracy, his father, is his pledge for this.
Calendar of the Fine Rolls, 44 Hen. III
16 Jul 1245, Woostock
Appointment, during pleasure, of Henry de Tracy to the custody of the king's isle of Lunday, with the stock and profit thereof which ho will receive by the hand of Richard de Clifford by view of the sheriff of Devon by indenture made between the said Henry and Richard ; for which stock or the price thereof the said Henry will answer when ho surrenders tho island, to the king, his heirs or the queen. And so long as ho has custody thereof, he shall receive to his own use all tho profits and issues of the island so that he shall not be bound to render account thereof.
Calendar of the Patent Rolls, Hen. III, vol. 3, p. 457
... [T]he castle of Exeter has been committed with appurtenances to Henry de Tracy to keep....
Calendar of Fine Rolls, 47 Hen. III, 829
12 Dec 1265, Windsor
[Commission] to Henry de Tracy and Oliver his son for the sea shore in the county of Devon.
The calendar of Patent Rolls, Hen. III, vol. 5, p. 652
24 Sep 1274, Windsor
Order to the escheator on this side Trent to deliver to Geoffrey de Kaunvill and Maud his wife, kinswoman and heir of Henry de Tracy, deceased, tenant in chief, the lands late of Henry, her grandfather ; Geoffrey having done homage.
Calendar of the Fine Rolls, 2 Edw. I, m. 10
Inquisition Post Mortem
76. HENRY DE TRACY 3
Writ, 21 Aug. 2 Edw. I. 
DEVON. Inq. and Extent, Monday and Tuesday before the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin, 2 Edw. I.
Uppehesse. A hall, grange, chapel, lands &c. (extent given) held of the king in chief as member of the barony of Barnastap[le] .
Grenesnylche. A free tenant rendering 4s. ; and 50a. arable held by the lord, of Sir Walter son of Payn of the fee of Wyr' by knight's service.
Kelmeton. 33a. arable, 2a. meadow and 16s. rent from villeins, held of Walter de Merton of the fee of the countess of Devon by service of 1/5 knight's fee.
Maud, daughter of his daughter, whom Geoffrey de Caunvile late took to wife, aged 31 at Christmas in the said year, is his next heir.
DEVON. Inq. and Extent, Tuesday before the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin, 2 Edw. I.
Barnstaple. The borough (extent given), including a place called the castle, around which a wall is almost built, and there is a motte (mota) in which are a hall, chamber, kitchen and other houses almost built, a market and fair, a priory founded on the lord's demesne, with its custody when vacant, and the advowson of the church, held of the king in chief as head of the barony of Barnastaple by service of two knights or four esquires at his own cost for forty days when the king shall have need.
Heir as above.
DEVON. Inq. and extent, . . . . . . . . . . Virgin Mary, 2 Edw. I. (defective.)
2 Edw. I. (defective.)
Fremyngton. The manor (extent given with names of tenants) held of . . . . . . . . . . of the barony of Barnastaple.
The advowson of the church pertains to the abbey of Hertilond to their own uses.
Taustoke. The manor (extent given), held of the king in chief as member of the said barony.
The advowson of the church pertains to the priory of Barnastaple.
Nymet Tracy. The manor (extent given) with the advowson of the church, held of the king in chief as member of the said barony. Hallesworth. The manor (extent given with names of tenants) with the advowson of the church, held of Sir Payn de Chaworth in chief for 1d. Toriton. A fifth part (extent given with names of tenants), worth . . . . . . . . . . , held of Ricard Tr[emale]t in chief as a fifth of Toriton.
The advowson of the church pertains to the joint lords.
Nymet St. George. A fifth part of the manor (extent given), held of Sir Richard Tremalet as a fifth of a member of Toriton.
Lewe. A fifth part of the manor (extent given), held of John de Umfrevile in chief as a fifth of a member of Toriton.
Hele. Land &c. (extent given with names of tenants) worth 24s., held of William de Cluyngny in chief, service unspecified.
Ilfredecumb. The borough (extent given) held of Henry de Chambernun in chief, rendering 8 marks yearly.
Wynkelegh. The manor (extent given with names of tenants) tenure unspecified.
He had a daughter Eva, married to Guy de Bryane, from whom was born Maud, whom Geoffrey de Caunvile lately married, who is his next heir and 31 at Christmas last.
C. Edw. I. File 6. (6.)