|Oliver DE TRACY of Barnstaple, Knt.
Oliver DE TRACY of Barnstaple, Knt.
- Born: Barnstaple, Devon, England
- Died: After 1203
“Henricus de Traci…cum filio meo Olivero” donated property to Barnstaple Priory by charter 1146. The 1164/65 Pipe Roll records "Oliverus de Traci" owing ".D. m p parte sua de Honore de Barnestapl" in Devonshire, maybe indicating the recent death of his father. The Red Book of the Exchequer refers to "Oliver de Tracy xvii l x s" in Devonshire in [1167/68]. The Red Book of the Exchequer records enfeoffments in the duchy of Normandy in , "Oliverus de Tracieio" with one knight "de vicecomitatu de Cerenciis" and four knights in his own service. The 1176/77 Pipe Roll names "Oliverus de Traci…pro parte sua de honore de Berdestapl" in Devonshire. The Red Book of the Exchequer, listing scutage payments in [1194/95], names "Olyver de Tracy" among those granted delay in payment "per brevia" in Devonshire. The Feet of Fines records an agreement 28 Jan 1196 settling a claim by "Will de Breosa" against "Oliver de Traci" for "medietate honoris de Bordestapl", tracing the alienations made by "predicto Olivero vel Henrico patre suo". "…Will de Traceio, Oliv de Traceio" both paid rent on land in Normandy, dated 1198. "Oliver de Traci" paid a fine for "heritanda baroñ Willi de Traci" in Devonshire, dated [1199/1200]. The Rotulus Cancellarii records "Oliverus de Traci" owing in Devonshire, dated [27 May 1201/26 May 1202]. "Lucia de Moon […terre de Moon]…Will de Traceio…versus Oliv de Traceio" all paid rent in "Ballia Constancien" in Normandy, dated 1203. 1
Oliver married Eva FITZ WARIN, daughter of Fulk II FITZ WARIN of Whittington & Alveston, Knt. and Hawise DE DINAN.
1 Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, Medlands, Oliver de Tracy.