Sigar of Wells
|Bishop of Wells|
|Term ended||c. 996|
|Other posts||Abbot of Glastonbury|
Sigar (or Sigegar; died c. 996) was an Anglo-Saxon Bishop of Wells.
Sigar was a monk at Winchesterbefore becoming abbot of Glastonbury Abbey about 970. He was consecrated in 975 and died 28 June in either 996 or 997.
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