The monarch is the highest rank of officer in a chapter. He is the head of his group and represents Wandering Ronin to the world, as well as his chapter to the higher level chapters above them. The monarch sets the theme for a reign, calls The Gathering, handles disputes, dispenses awards and punishments, and is considered the final say in most matters.

In different chapter levels, the Monarch is known by different titles. Below is the list of those titles, by chapter:

Fief - Mayor

Province - Governor

Prefecture - Prince

Empire - Emperor