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Alderney is a dependency of the Bailiwick of Guernsey. Its leader has traditionally been appointed by the British Crown and has been known by various different titles including Lord of Alderney, Governor of Alderney, and the current President of Alderney. The President of Alderney is directly elected every four years and there is no constitutional limit to the number of terms they may serve. The current president, Sir Norman Browse has held the post since 2002.

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Historical Role

List of Leaders of Alderney

Ruler Reigns of rulers
Lords of Alderney
William L'Ingenieur 1182 – c.1222
Peter L'Ingenieur and Mayn L'Ingenieur c.1222 - 1238
Vacant 1238 - 1546
Raoul Eudes (Guardian) 1290 - af.1302
Governor
Thomas Porteman 1376 - 1379
Marshal
Robert de Turberville 1546 - 15..
Lieutenant governors
George Chamberlaine, Baron of Guernsey 1559 - 1584
John Chamberlain of Longcombe, Baron Oxfordshire 29 May 1584 - 30 Sep 1585
Vacant 30 Sep 1585 - 26 Mar 1590
Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex 26 Mar 1590 - 25 Feb 1601
Vacant 25 Feb 1601 - 1604
Robert Devereux, 3rd Earl of Essex 1604 - 1607
William Chamberlain I 1607 - 1608
John Chamberlain I 1608
William Chamberlain II 1608 - c.Nov 1615
John Chamberlain II 161. - c.Mar 1618
Chamberlain 16.. - 163.
Mary Colles (f) 163. - 16..
John Colles 3 Mar 1639 - 27 Oct 1639
William Colles 27 Oct 1639 - 1642
Colles (f) 1642 - 164.
Peter Le Febvre, surier de L'Epine(pretender) 3 Nov 1643 - 164.
Peter de Beauvoir de Bosq 25 Mar 1646 - 1648
Benjamin Lemprière 11 Mar 1648 - 1651
George Mishaw (or Michau)(1st time) Jun 1651 - 1651
John Ring (or King?) 1651 - 1654
George Mishaw (2nd time) 23 Jun 1654 - 165.
Sir William Essex 165. - 1658
Nicholas Ling 21 May 1658 - 1659
William Andros 13 Jul 1659 - 1660
Governors
Edward de Carteret 29 Aug 1660 - 1660
Sir George Carteret 1660 - 14 Jan 1679
Nicholas Ling (acting for Carteret) 16 Aug 1661 - 6 Jan 1679
George Mishaw (acting for Carteret) 6 Jan 1679 - 14 Jan 1680
Elizabeth de Carteret 14 Jan 1680 - 1682
Edward Le Breton (1st time) (acting [for de Haynes to 1682]) 1682 - 29 Aug 1683
129 Aug 1683 - 24 Feb 1714 Sir Edmund Andros
Edward Le Breton (2nd time)(acting for Andros) 29 Aug 1683 - 3 Mar 1684
Thomas Le Mesurier (1st time)(acting for Andros) 31 Mar 1684 - 1 Sep 1690
Thomas Le Marchant(acting for Andros) 1 Sep 1690 - 1 Sep 1696
Charles Le Marchant (acting for Andros) 1 Sep 1696 - 21 Jul 1703
Thomas Le Mesurier (2nd time)(acting for Andros) 21 Jul 1703 - 1714
George Andros 1714
Thomas Le Mesurier (acting)(3rd time) 1713 - 22 Jul 1714
John Le Mesurier I (acting)(1st time) 22 Jul 1714 - 1714
Ann Andros Feb 1714 - 1721
John Le Mesurier I (2nd time) (acting [for Andros to 1721]) 1714 - 1722
Anne Le Mesurier 1722 - 1729
Nicholas Reserson (acting for Ann Le Mesurier; not recognized by Le Cocq) 17 Feb 1728 - 1729
Thomas Le Cocq (1st time) (in opposition) 26 Mar 1726 - 1730
Henry Le Mesurier 6 Feb 1730 - 1744
Thomas Le Cocq (2nd time) (in opposition) 20 Feb 1730 - 21 Dec 1738
John Le Mesurier II 1744 - 12 Mar 1793
John Le Cocq (acting for Le Mesurier) 2 Nov 1745 - 1763
Peter Le Mesurier (3 Dec 1770 - 16 Mar 1793 acting for John Le Mesurier) 16 Mar 1793 - 9 Jan 1803
John Le Mesurier III 21 Jan 1803 - 13 Apr 1825
Judges
Pierre Gauvin 1 Aug 1807 - 2 Apr 1836
Jean Gauvain (acting) 2 Apr 1836 - 11 Apr 1836
Thomas Le Cocq (acting) 11 Apr 1836 - 28 Apr 1836
Nicholas Barbenson (1st time)(acting) 28 Apr 1836 - 26 Nov 1836
Jean Gaudion 26 Nov 1836 - 21 Sep 1856
Nicholas Barbenson (2nd time)(acting) 29 Nov 1836 - 15 Dec 1856
Thomas Clucas 15 Dec 1856 - 30 Apr 1876
Jean Pezet (acting) 1 May 1876 - 9 Oct 1876
Thomas Nicholas Barbenson 9 Oct 1876 - Oct 1892
Peter Herivel (acting) Oct 1892 - 17 Dec 1892
John A. Le Cocq 17 Dec 1892 - May 1897
Nicholas Peter Barbenson 5 Jun 1897 - 1912
Robert Walter Mellish 12 Apr 1913 - 15 Mar 1938
A.C. Tourgis (acting) Mar 1938 - 16 Jul 1938
Frederick G. French 16 Jul 1938 - Nov 1947
Sonderführer von Alderney
Schmidt 2 Jul 1940 - 1941
Heinz Herzog 1941 - 194?
Wilhelm Richter 194? - 16 May 1945
Judges
Daniel Le Cocq (acting) Nov 1947 - 15 Dec 1947
Sir Frank Henry Cafande Wiltshire 15 Dec 1947 - 31 Dec 1948
Presidents of Alderney
Sydney Peck Herivel 1 Jan 1949 - Aug 1970
George William Baron (1st time) 1970 - 1977
Jon Kay-Mouat (1st time) 1977 - 1994
George William Baron (2nd time) 1994 - 1997
Jon Kay-Mouat (2nd time) 1997 - 19 Jan 2002
Sir Norman Browse 19 Jan 2002 - Present

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