Introduction of Sark
One of the Channel Island s, 2 sq mi, in the En glish Channel, E of Guernsey. Divided into Great Sark and Little Sark by an isthmus, this island retains a medieval feudal system of government with a governing hereditary seigneur under Great Britain. It was given by William the Conqueror to Mont-Saint- Michel c. 1040 and changed hand s frequently thereafter.
It was damaged during the 14th century and became finally English in 1558. It was occupied by the Germans in World War II.