Title : King of Essex
Reign : c 653 – c 660
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.