|Sigeferth of Mercia
Sigeferth of Mercia
Cause of his death was Murdered.
SIGEFERTH (-murdered Oxford summer 1015). Simeon of Durham records that "Sigeferth and Morkar the sons of Earngrim" were killed in 1015 on the orders of "duke Edric Streona" and that the king took possession of their estates. Ætheling Æthelstan, under his will dated , made a bequest to "Sigeferth, an estate at Hockliffe". With his brother, he was one of the leading thegns of the northern Danelaw. He was murdered on the orders of Eadric "Streona/the Acquisitor" Ealdorman of Mercia.
Sigeferth married Ældgyth.
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