"Seigneur" is the French word for "lord". Born: 20 December, 1927, in Egypt. He succeeded as Seigneur of Sark on 3 July 2016, on the death of his father Michael Beaumont. The husband of a female ruler of Sark is not a consort but a ruler of Sark himself. The husband of a female ruler of Sark is not a consort but a ruler of Sark himself. [1] The Seigneur's office is hereditary. The Seigneur of Sark is the head of Sark in the Channel Islands. Records #6; Holders Family filter On/Off. Philippe de Carteret I, 2nd Seigneur of Sark (1552 - 1594) was the Seigneur of Sark from 1578 to 1594.. He then returned to live on the island. "Seigneur" is the French word for "lord". The Seigneur's office is hereditary. Michael Beaumont, a successful aircraft engineer, inherited the title from his grandmother, the Dame de Serk, Sibyl Hathaway, in 1974. A female head is called the Dame of Sark. The Seigneur of Sark is the head of Sark in the Channel Islands. The Industrial Revolution appears to have arrived in Sark in 1833 with the discovery of copper and silver deposits; this led to the formation of the Sark Mining Company. With permission of the Queen it may also be sold. With permission of the Queen it may also be sold. The Seigneur of Sark is the head of Sark in the Channel Islands. Seigneur is the French word for Lord and a female head would be called the Dame of Sark; The office is hereditary but can be sold with permission from the Queen Died: 3 July, 2016, on Sark, aged 88. Michael Beaumont, 22nd Seigneur of Sark. As Seigneur of Sark, an island three miles long and one mile wide, 25 miles from the French coast, Beaumont's position is an enviable one. The husband of a female ruler of Sark is not a consort but a ruler of Sark himself. The Seigneur's office is hereditary. He was the oldest son of Hellier, his predecessor in the office.Philippe's mother was Margaret de Carteret, widow of Clement Dumaresq, Seigneur of Samares. A female head is called the Dame of Sark. A female head is called the Dame of Sark. Seigneurs of Sark. The 22nd Seigneur of Sark has died at the age of 88. "Seigneur" is the French word for "lord". Sark (self-governing island of Guernsey) Seigneur – Christopher Beaumont, Seigneur of Sark (2016–present) Jersey (Crown dependency) Monarch – Elizabeth II, Duke of Normandy (1952–present) Lieutenant-Governor – Sir Stephen Dalton, Lieutenant Governor of Jersey (2017–present) Bailiff – William Bailhache, Bailiff of Jersey (2015–2019) The Seigneur still holds a hereditary seat in the Chief Pleas (Sark’s parliament), but the feudal system which was in place since 1565 came to an end with the Barclays’ intervention. With permission of the Queen it may also be sold.