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The Corona House and the Chapel of St. John The Baptist

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The Corona House resulted from the amalgamation of multiple buildings from the 16th and 17th centuries. In 1627 it was donated by Giovanni Battista Corona, a Captain of the Urban Militias during the early 1600’s, to the Servite Fathers and was subsequently turned into a hospital for the poor. In 1787 it was closed down by sovereign order. The Chapel of St. John the Baptist is located on the side of the building which overlooks Via Bergamas. It was built at the end of the 1630’s by the order of the Corona spouses whose tombs are located within