Sigeric of Essex

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Sigeric of Essex was a King of Essex, and a son of Saelred of Essex, reigning from 758 until he abdicated in 798, made a pilgrimage to Rome, and entered a Roman monastery. Like his predecessors, he was not an independent ruler, but a dependent of the Kingdom of Mercia. [1]


  1. ^ Barbara Yorke, ‘East Saxons, kings of the (act. late 6th cent.–c.820)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 accessed 9 Feb 2008

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Preceded by
Swithred of Essex
King of Essex
c.758 – 798
Succeeded by
Sigered of Essex