Clifford as the attacker was seeking to collect his annual tax revenue from the then small hamlet of Clifton (just outside Penrith and scene of the last Battle on English soil!) The locals had helpfully hidden their tax revenue in the form of gold coin under various crates around the village. Word had got out to Ranulf who had raced to the location looking for easy pickings.
|Ranulf's Crossbows approach village from behind the woods|
|Ranulf's men approaching the village down the road, Clifford in the distance|
|Shot of the overall village, local seem unaware of the impending skirmish|
|Local priest trying to calm things down but Ranulf's men at arms have|
already discovered the first Gold.
|First real skirmish takes place outside the church where Ranulf the Rash |
charges in with his sarjeants only to be pushed back
|Ranulf's cavalry wipe out Clifford's archers and themselves but it is a|
side show as the rest of Clifford's men get away in the distance
|Ranulf leading his men back to safety ?|