Sigered of Essex

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 dux by his Mercian overlords. In 825 he finally ceded the kingdom of Essex to Egbert of Wessex.

Preceded by:
King of Wessex

Succeeded by:
Egbert of Wessex
Preceded by:
Sigeric of Essex
King of Essex

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