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Prior to the king's planned expedition against Gdańsk. The ordinary Sejm in Toruń. 1576 r.
The announcement of the convocation of the Sejm came in August, and, as usual, the preceding regional and local assemblies took place in September 1576. The Sejm deliberations began on October 19, 1576 in Toruń whose province also encompassed the city of Gdańsk which had rebelled against the new king, Stefan Batory. This cast a shadow on the Sejm proceedings. The nobles objected to the royal council’s proposal for the financing of the king's expedition to force Gdańsk to obey.
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