After she was barred from marrying Townsend, Margaret married Lord Snowdon.
It was used to break the lines of the Snowdon lances and pikes, so that the mail-clad cavalry might dash in.
It may have been Snowdon, or it may not—in any case it was a hill, and a stiff one.
He also published several geological sections, including one (in 1819) showing the strata from London to Snowdon.
Snowdon was 600 feet greater, and the climate was much colder and more rigorous.
The first recorded ascent of Snowdon seems to have been made from the same spot in 1639.
"Perhaps you have not read the same works as I," said Mr. Snowdon.
Meeting mine host on the lawn, I inquired if I might venture to ascend Snowdon without the service of a guide.
"Doctor of Philosophy," answered Mr. Snowdon in a lofty tone.
He asked me to go up Snowdon with him, but when I asked him what the tramfare was, he was slightly snorty in his manner.