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 [1] The Seigneur's office is hereditary. The husband of a female ruler of Sark is not a consort but a ruler of Sark himself. "Seigneur" is the French word for "lord". Records #6; Holders Family filter On/Off. A female head is called the Dame of Sark. 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. 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. Died: 3 July, 2016, on Sark, aged 88. 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. Michael Beaumont, 22nd Seigneur of Sark. Philippe de Carteret I, 2nd Seigneur of Sark (1552 - 1594) was the Seigneur of Sark from 1578 to 1594.. The Seigneur of Sark is the head of Sark in the Channel Islands. He succeeded as Seigneur of Sark on 3 July 2016, on the death of his father Michael Beaumont. 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. "Seigneur" is the French word for "lord". The 22nd Seigneur of Sark has died at the age of 88. The husband of a female ruler of Sark is not a consort but a ruler of Sark himself. He then returned to live on the island. A female head is called the Dame of Sark. The Seigneur's office is hereditary. "Seigneur" is the French word for "lord". The Seigneur of Sark is the head of Sark in the Channel Islands. Seigneurs of Sark. Michael Beaumont, a successful aircraft engineer, inherited the title from his grandmother, the Dame de Serk, Sibyl Hathaway, in 1974. With permission of the Queen it may also be sold. 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) Born: 20 December, 1927, in Egypt. With permission of the Queen it may also be sold. A female head is called the Dame of Sark. The Seigneur's office is hereditary. With permission of the Queen it may also be sold. The husband of a female ruler of Sark is not a consort but a ruler of Sark himself.