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Constitutions, Elections and Legislatures of Poland, 1493-1993 by Jacek JÍdruch (1998)

Table 20

TABLE 20--COMPOSITION OF SENATE WITH APPOINTIVE MEMBERSHIP
Kingdom of
Poland
Commonwealth Poland
& Lithuania
Kingdom of
Poland
Ministers 1493 [1] 1564 [2] 1633 [3] 1768 1791 1830
Grand Chancellor 1 1 2 2 2 -
Vice-Chancellor 1 1 2 2 2 -
GrandMarshal 1 1 2 2 2 -
CourtMarshal - 1 2 2 2 -
Grand Treasurer 1 1 2 2 2 -
Court Treasurer - - - - 2 -
Grand Commander [7] - - - 2 2 -
Field Commander [7] - - - 2 2 -

Bishops [4] 8 9 16 17 18 9
Palatines 13 15 33 37 38 18
Major Castellans 16 17 40 35 34 37
Minor Castellans [6] 39 49 49 49 50 -
Prefect of Įmudľ - - 1 1 1 -
Total [5] 81 95 149 153 157 64

Notes:
1 After reunion with Pomerania and incorporation of Prussia
2 After reunion with Masovia
3 After union with Lithuania
4 lncludes Archbishops
5 Theoretical. In practice some castellans and palatines held ministerial appointments reducing the total
6 Minor castellans were not summoned to all sessions of the Senate and if not summoned could run for Deputy to the Seym
7 One each for Poland and Lithuania