Sigered of Essex

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Sigered of Essex was the last king of Essex from 798 to 825. The son of Sigeric of Essex, Sigered became king when his father abdicated the throne.

In 812 Sigered was reduced from king to duke by his Mercian overlords. In 825 he finally ceded the kingdom of Essex to Egbert of Wessex.

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Regnal titles
Preceded by
Sigeric
King of Essex
798 – 812
Demoted
to duke
Titles of nobility
New title Duke of Essex
812 – 825
Succeeded by
Egbert