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