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Saturday, August 22, 2020

Baron Oliver de Tracy & Lady Eve de Torrington

 378269868. Baron Oliver de Tracy & 378269869. Lady Eve de Torrington

12/19/1154, Henry II succeeded King Stephen of England.

~1155, Oliver born in Devonshire, England, s/o 756539736. Oliver de Tracy.

~1170, Eve born in England, d/o §§Matthew de Torrington.

4/1173, Oliver supported the rebellion of King Henry the Young.

1183, Robert the sheriff of Wiltshire, imprisoned captured Oliver de Tracy [released in 1186.] (S) Bischofsmord Im Mittelalter, Fryde, 2003, P259.

1184, Oliver’s father died.

1186, Oliver made a grant of pension [prebend] from South Bovi [Bovy Tracy] to the Church of Wells. (S) Early History of the Church of Wells, Church, 1894, P179.

[––Oliver & Eve––]

~1188, Oliver married Eve.

9/3/1189, Richard I succeeded King Henry II of England.

1194-5, ‘Olyver de Tracy’ among those granted delay in payment ‘per brevia’ in Devonshire.

9/1195, ‘Willm de Brewes’ petit versus ‘Oliverum de Tracy’ ut teneat finem suam de medietate baronie de Bernstable.

1/28/1196, 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.’ [Oliver a descendent of Juhel of Totnes, who had held the fief with Philip de Braose, son-in-law of Juhel.]

1196, Oliver de Tracy acquired by an agreement all the estates of the honor of Barnstable held by William de Braose, except Fremington and 5 knights’ fees.

1198, ‘Will de Traceio, Oliv de Traceio’ both paid rent on land in Normandy.

5/27/1199, John succeeded King Richard I of England.

1199-1200, ‘Oliver de Traci’ paid a fine for ‘heritanda baroƱ Willi de Traci’. [Oliver offered 1000 marks for the Barony of William de Tracy, worth £100 sterling in England, and £200 money of Anjou in Normandy. (S) Magni Rotuli Scaccarii, 1844, P239.]

1201-02, ‘Oliverus de Traci’ owing in Devonshire.

1202-3, Oliver de Tracy paid scutage on 28 knights’ fees.

1203, ‘Lucia de Moon … Will de Traceio … versus Oliv de Traceio’ all paid rent in ‘Ballia Constancien’ in Normandy.


Oliver married 2nd Eve Fitz Warin (47279579) [no children].

1210, Oliver de Tracy died; succeeded by his son Henry. Eva his relict made a fine of 120 marks for assignment of dower and license to marry whom she pleased. (S) Magni Rotuli Scaccarii Normanniae, V2, 1844, P241.

(S) Transactions of Devonshire, V34, 1902, P729. (S) Foundation for Medieval Genealogy.

Child of Oliver and Eva:

i. Henry de Tracy (189134934), born by 1190 in Devonshire, England.

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