Sigar of Wells
Bishop of Wells
Term endedc. 996
Other post(s)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


  • Fryde, E. B.; Greenway, D. E.; Porter, S.; Roy, I. (1996). Handbook of British Chronology (Third revised ed.). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-56350-X.
  • Knowles, David (1976). The Monastic Order in England: A History of its Development from the Times of St. Dunstan to the Fourth Lateran Council, 940–1216 (Second reprint ed.). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-05479-6.
  • Knowles, David; London, Vera C. M.; Brooke, Christopher (2001). The Heads of Religious Houses, England and Wales, 940–1216 (Second ed.). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-80452-3.
Christian titles Preceded byCynweard Bishop of Wells 975–c. 978 Succeeded byÆlfwine