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Calvariënberg (1822 -1891), a Civilian 51Hospital for the Sick and Disabled. Aking William I (1777 -1843), the College of of this hospice at the Vrijthof.In 1819, the College therefore decided to construct ahospital had failed. Also the town had objections to the locationfter the departure of the French and the inceptionof the United Kingdom of the Netherlands under Governors of the Poor, the precursor of the Burgerlijk new civilian hospital and purchased the empty Calvariënberg Armbestuur, was charged with intramural care for the sick and monastery for this purpose. The monastery was in a favourable disabled in Maastricht. It was by no means an easy task. location on the corner of the Abtstraat and the Calvariestraat, The Infi rmary for the Sick and Disabled in the former the highest part of the town. There were moreover, some monastery of the cell brothers was in a state of neglect and excellent water wells and the building was surrounded by overpopulated, and the Sint Servaas hospice offered no realistic farmland. The chapel and the adjoining chapter house were not alternative. Attempts during the French period by Dr J.H. Bosch included in the sale. The monastery was to be converted into a (1766 -1848) to turn the Sint Servaas hospice into a civilian home for the disabled and a new modern hospital was to be


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