Sigeberht II the Good

Title : King of Essex

Reign : c 653 – c 660

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Parents : Sigeferth, younger cousin of Sæberht

Sigeberht II was sometimes called the Good or the Blessed. He ruled between c 653 and c 660. Was converted to Christianity during a trip to Northumbria.  The re-Christianity of Essex took place during his reign.

He could have been murdered by his successor Swithelm in a power struggle with in the East Saxon elite.

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