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Sigeheard of Essex

Title : King of Essex

Reign : c 694 – c 707

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Died : c 707

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Parents : Sebbi, King of Essex

Sigeheard was the joint King of Essex with his brother Swaefred. They gained the crown together when their father Sebbi abdicated and retired to a monastery.

Ruled in Middlesex before the death of his father.

Sigeheard along with Cenred of Mercia confirmed the purchase of Fulham from Tyrhtel, Bishop of Hereford by Waldhere, Bishop of London.