Title : King of Essex
Reign : c 616 – c 617
Died : c.617
Parents : Sæberht, King of Essex
Sexred was King of Essex between c 616 and c 617. He ruled jointly with his brother Sæward. There is also possibly a third brother, Seaxbald who may also have ruled.
The brothers were killed in battle with the West Saxons led by Ceawlin and Cwichelm.