Before the king Sigismund III departed to win the Swedish crown. The general sejm in Warsaw. 1593.

The sejm was convened to Warsaw in January 1593 as a result of the urgent need of the king to travel to Sweden, to come to the throne, as his father, the John III, died [in 1592]. The pre-sejm sejmiks were held in March and the sejm began proceedings on 4 May 1593. Jan Daniłowicz was elected the marshal of the Chamber of Deputies. The sejm acceded to king’s request to travel to Sweden. It also adopted necessary taxes to fund king’s journey. It was also decided that during king’s absence in the Commonwealth, the primate Stanisław Karnkowski would act on his behalf. The sejm finished proceedings on 15 June 1593.

See: W. Czapliński, Sejm w latach 1587-1696 [Sejm in period 1587-1696], in: Historia sejmu polskiego [The history of Polish sejm], t. 1, Warszawa 1984, red. J. Michalski, s. 217-299. E. Opaliński, Sejm srebrnego wieku 1587-1652. Między głosowaniem większościowym a liberum veto [Sejm of the Silver Age 1587-1652. Betwixt majority voting and liberum veto] , Warszawa 2001; I. Malec-Lewandowska, Sejm walny koronny Rzeczypospolitej i jego dorobek ustawodawczy [The Crown general sejm of the Commonwealth and its legislative achievements]. 1587-1632, Kraków 2009; Ustawodawstwo zob. Volumina Constitutionum, T. 2, cz. 2, Design and layout prepared by S. Grodziski, Warszawa 2008, s. 196-214.