put in order


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The account of the incident written by Giovanbattista di Cerreto, the duke's Guardaroba, supports this interpretation: "When the princes arrived in Florence, word spread that the Virgin of the Annunciation was to be unveiled, and there were obvious signs of this because as soon as these Lords arrived on Friday, the friars immediately ordered that the silver lamps be readied around the chapel and that the candles be put in order, so that all day Saturday and all Sunday until one and a half hours at night, the church was always full of people.