The scottish army advances into Position. The Abbott of Inchaffray again passes among the Scots soldiery, blessing them. The Abbott has brought relics of St Fillan and Abbott Bernard of Arbroath has brought the reliquary casket of St Columba to encourage the superstitious soldiery.
Seeing Scots knelt in prayer , Edward asks de Unfraville wether they are craving his forgiveness for opposing him. De Unfraville answers that they are craving divine forgiveness.
To the astonishment of the English, the Scots army then begins to advance towards them.
The flight of the english army begins. The Scots spearmen press forward against the increasingly exhausted and hemmed in English army. The cry goes up “On them. On them. They fail. They fail.”
Edward is taken to the gates of Stirling Castle. Here de Mowbray urges the King not to take refuge in the castle as he would inevitably be taken prisoner when the castle is forced to surrender to the Scots. Edward takes this advice and with his retinue skirts around the battlefield and rides for Linlithgow. He then rides to Dunbar and takes a boat to Berwick.
A group of nobles, the Earl of Hereford, Robert de Umfraville Earl of Angus, Sir Ingram de Unfraville and others flee to Bothwell Castle where they are taken and handed to the Scots by the Castle Constable Sir Walter FitzGilbert.
The Earl of Pembroke leads his Welsh archers away from the battle field and after a tortuous and hazardous march brings them back to Wales.