Sir Henry de Tracy Knight
- Born: Abt 1200, Barnstaple, Devon, England
- Marriage: Maud de Braose Heiress of Tavistock before 1220 in Barnstaple, Devon, England 821
- Died: Shortly Before 21 Aug 1274, Bremridge Manor, Barnstaple, Devon, England about age 74 821
~Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700, 8th Edition, 25:29, 63A:29, Henry de Tracy, of Barnstaple, Devonshire, son of Oliver de Tracy, held Wollacombe and Bremridge, Devon in 1284. He was the father of Isabella de Tracy and with his wife, Maud de Broase, was the father of Eve de Tracy who married Guy de Brian, of Laugharne, Cornwall. 160
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• Background Information. 821
Maud de Braose married before May 1220 Henry de Tracy, Knight of Barnstaple, son and heir of Oliver de Tracy, of Barnstaple, Devon, by his wife, Eve, most likely the daughter of Fulk Fitz Warine, of Whittington, Shropshire and Westbury Wilshire. They had four sons, Henry, Thomas, Knight, John (clerk) and Oliver (clerk) and one daughter, Eve.
Sir Henry was the heir to his father's one-half share of the barony of Barnstaple, Devon. He ovtained theo ther half of the barony of Barnstaple in 1213, as a gift of King John on the forfeiture of his father-in-law, William de Braose. He was later granted the borough of Barnstaple by King Henry III. He fought in Poitou in 1214, and joined the barons against King John.
~Richardson's Magna Carta Ancestry, pp. 30-31
Henry married Maud de Braose Heiress of Tavistock, daughter of Sir William de Braose Lord of Bramber, and Maud de Clare, before 1220 in Barnstaple, Devon, England.821 (Maud de Braose Heiress of Tavistock was born about 1196 in Tavistock, Barnstaple, Devon, England.)