Sigar of Wells

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Sigar of Wells
Bishop of Wells
Term ended c. 996
Predecessor Cynweard
Successor Ælfwine
Other posts Abbot of Glastonbury
Personal details
Diedc. 996

Sigar (or Sigegar; died c. 996) was an Anglo-Saxon Bishop of Wells.


Sigar was a monk at Winchester [1] before becoming abbot of Glastonbury Abbey about 970. [2] He was consecrated in 975 and died 28 June in either 996 or 997. [3]


  1. Knowles Monastic Order in England p. 65 note 3
  2. Knowles, et al. Heads of Religious Houses pp. 50–51
  3. Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 222

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Christian titles
Preceded by
Bishop of Wells
975–c. 978
Succeeded by