The Clan Monypenny is a Scottish clan associated with the region of Fife and the Lowlands. The clan takes its name from the place name Monypenny, derived from the Gaelic “Monadh Peighinn,” meaning “hill of the penny.” The Monypennys were known for their involvement in local administration and their role as landowners. A notable figure of the clan is Sir Robert Monypenny, who lived during the 16th century. Sir Robert Monypenny was a Scottish diplomat and politician. He served as the ambassador to Denmark and played a crucial role in diplomatic relations between Scotland and Denmark during the reign of James VI. Sir Robert Monypenny’s diplomatic achievements and his service to the Scottish crown have made him a notable figure in Clan Monypenny’s history.