Bille (noble family)

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Coat of arms, drawn 1890 by Anders Thiset

Bille (also spelled Bilde) is a Danish noble family, part of the ancient Danish nobility. Its members have played a prominent role in Danish politics and society since the mid 13th century. The family includes the comital branches Bille-Brahe and Bille-Brahe-Selby.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Poul Bredo Grandjean, "Bille", i: Christian Blangstrup (red.), Salmonsens Konversationsleksikon, København: J.H. Schultz Forlag 1915-30.
  2. ^ W. Mollerup & Fr. Meidell, Bille-ættens historie (1889)