Hillerød

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Hillerød

(hĭl`əröth), city (1992 pop. 25,488), capital of Frederiksborg co., E Denmark. It is an industrial and tourist center with a number of medical institutes and drug companies. The city developed around the famous Renaissance-style Frederiksborg castle (1602–20), which was once a royal residence and today houses the national museum. From 1640 to 1840, Danish kings were crowned in the castle church.
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Lars Hermanson draws attention to the importance of friendship, trust, and concord in the writings on William of AEbelholt and Saxo Grammaticus, two men of letters whose ideas of community shaped the young Danish realm in the early thirteenth century.
It is followed by Nanna Damsholt's 'Masculinities and Friendship', which employs the Gesta Danorum of Saxo Grammaticus and the letters of Abbot Vilhelm of Aebelholt to explore understandings of gender and friendship in Denmark around 1200.
Bernard's action was probably spurred on by his old friend, Guillaume, abbot of the Danish monastery of AEbelholt. Guillaume had originally been a canon in Paris, but had been recruited to AEbelholt by the Danish Archbishop Absalon.