Miniature of the Virgin and Child, from the De Lisle Psalter (Arundel 83 II). The Virgin, her feet resting on a dragon and a lion, is holding the Child. They are seated in an elaborate Gothic arched canopy, with niches containing two angels carrying candels, and the figures of Catherine of Alexandria and Margaret of Antioch.
Amherst Hours, "St. Margaret" (with dragons) Walters Manuscript W.167, fol. 101v ~ This book of hours was written in Dutch in the fifteenth century for the use of Utrecht. The Hours of the Virgin and of the Cross are accompanied here by the Dutch translation of Henry Suso's "Cursus aeternae sapientiae," a text that was particularly popular for private devotion in the Netherlands.