List of seigneurs of Sark
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The Seigneur of Sark is the head of Sark in the Channel Islands. "Seigneur" is the French word for "lord". A female head is called the Dame of Sark. The husband of a female ruler of Sark is not a consort but a ruler of Sark himself.
The Seigneur's office is hereditary. With permission of the Queen it may also be sold. The Seigneur had a suspensive veto power and the right to appoint most of the island's officers. See more under Sark Politics.
- Hellier de Carteret (1563–1578)
- Philippe de Carteret I (1578–1594)
- Philippe de Carteret II (1594–1643)
- Philippe de Carteret III (1643–1663)
- Philippe de Carteret IV (1663–1693)
- Charles de Carteret (1693–1715)
- John Carteret (1715–1720)
- John Johnson (1720–1723)
- James Milner (1723–1730)
- Susanne le Pelley (1730–1733)
- Nicolas le Pelley (1733–1742)
- Daniel le Pelley (1742–1752)
- Pierre le Pelley I (1752–1778)
- Pierre le Pelley II (1778–1820)
- Pierre le Pelley III (1820–1839)
- Ernest le Pelley (1839–1849)
- Pierre Carey le Pelley (1849–1852)
- Marie Collings (1852–1853)
- William Thomas Collings (1853–1882)
- William Frederick Collings (1882–1927)
- Sibyl Hathaway (1927–1974)
Robert Hathaway (1929–1954)
- Michael Beaumont (1974–present)
The heir apparent to the seigneurship is the present seigneur's elder son, Major Christopher Beaumont.
- Collings Hathaway, Sibyl (1975). Dame of Sark, an autobiography. Heinemann.
- de Bruxelles, Simon (5 October 2006). "After four centuries, Sark gives power to the people". London: Times Online. Retrieved 2007-08-20.
- Hughes, Mark (10 April 2008). "After 450 years, Sark turns back on feudal law". London: The Independent. Retrieved 2010-05-08.
- "Death of a Dame". Time (magazine). 29 July 1974. Retrieved 2008-12-11. "Nearly all 560 subjects of the medieval fiefdom of Sark gathered last week around a gnarled oak tree in their parish churchyard to mourn Dame Sibyl Mary Collings Beaumont Hathaway, 21st Seigneur of Sark."