Seigneur of Sark dies, aged 88

The Seigneur of Sark, Michael Beaumont OBE, has died at the age of 88. He passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, after serving in the role for more than 40 years.

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New Seigneur to arrive in Sark

Major Christopher Beaumont

The man who will replace the late Seigneur of Sark will arrive in the island today.

88-year-old Michael Beaumont OBE passed away unexpectedly on Sunday from a suspected heart attack.

His son, Major Christopher Beaumont, has inherited the title and will take over from his late father.

Mr Beaumont served in the role for more than 40 years.

His funeral will be held tomorrow at 1.30pm at St Peter's Church.

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