Sigeric I of Essex

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Sigeric I of Essex was a King of Essex, and a son of Saelred of Essex, reigning from an unknown date until he abdicated and went on pilgrimage to Rome in 798. Like his predecessors, he recognised Mercian overlordship.[1][2]


  1. ^ Yorke, Barbara (2004). "kings of the East Saxons (act. late 6th cent.–c. 820)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/52340. ISBN 978-0-19-861412-8. Retrieved 5 September 2019. (subscription or UK public library membership required)
  2. ^ Yorke, Barbara (1990). Kings and Kingdoms of Early Anglo-Saxon England. London, UK: Routledge. p. 51. ISBN 978-0-415-16639-3.

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