Hélion de Villeneuve

Hélion de Villeneuve (c. 1270 – 1346) was a French-born Grand Master of the Knights of St. John. He was the brother of Saint Roseline.

Hélion de Villeneuve
Silver gigliato of Helion de Villeuneuve, Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes, 1319-1346

He died on the island of Rhodes.

The blazon of his coat-of-arms was Gules six tilting spears in fretty, in-between the spears semy of escutcheons, all or.[1]

There is a legend told of Hélion involving a dragon and a young knight.[2]


Preceded by
Foulques de Villaret
Grand Master of the Knights Hospitaller
Succeeded by
Dieudonné de Gozon