Britian's Second Royal Wedding Done, Zara Phillips and Mike Tindall Says 'I Do' [Photos]

   on July 30 2011 10:49 PM

Eldest and closest granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II, Zara Phillips, on Saturday married professional rugby player Mike Tindall in Edingburgh, Scotland in a private ceremony.

The wedding ceremony, which was reserved for family and friends, took place at 3 p.m. at Canongate Kirk a church in Edingburgh’s Royal Mile.

Before walking onto the Royal Mile for applause and cheers, the couple emerged arm-in-arm and shared a kiss.

Zara wore a silk dress which was designed by Edinburgh designer Stewart Parvin, who is also a dressmaker to the queen.

Phillips, 30, is not adopting hubby Tindall’s surname, instead she is keeping her maiden name.

Zara and Mike, after being together for seven years, got engaged in December.

The Royal guets who attended the wedding include the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip; Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall; Prince Harry and Britain's Sophie, Countess of Wessex; Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie; Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge and bride’s brother Peter and her uncle, the Duke of York.

Leading figures in English rugby including national coach Martin Johnson and his predecessor, Sir Clive Woodward, were also present in the wedding.

The audiences on Saturday crowded onto Edinburgh’s Royal Mile with flags and folding chairs. Around 30 people camped overnight to have the first look of the newlywed Royal couple.

Bridesmade, Kate Middleton Dazzles at Zara Phillips Royal Wedding [Photos]

Britain's Zara Phillips, the eldest granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth, arrives for her marriage to England rugby captain Mike Tindall in Edinburgh Reuters

Stunning Zara Phillips dazzles in a Stewart Parvin Wedding Gown.

Britain's Zara Phillips arrives for her marriage to Mike Tindall at Canongate Kirk in Edinburgh Reuters

Stunning Zara Phillips dazzles in a Stewart Parvin Wedding Gown.

Britain's Zara Phillips kisses her husband Mike Tindall after their marriage at Canongate Kirk in Edinburgh Reuters

Stunning Zara Phillips dazzles in a Stewart Parvin Wedding Gown.

Britain's Zara Phillips prepares to kiss her husband Mike Tindall after their marriage at Canongate Kirk in Edinburgh Reuters

Bridesmade, Kate Middleton Dazzles at Zara Phillips Royal Wedding [Photos]

Britain's Princess Anne leaves after the wedding of her daughter Zara Phillips and Mike Tindall at Canongate Kirk in Edinburgh Reuters

Kate Middleton in Beige-looking coat at Zara Phillips and Mike Tindall's wedding

Catherine Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William leave after the marriage of Britain's Zara Phillips and Mike Tindall at Canongate Kirk in Edinburgh. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Bridesmade, Kate Middleton Dazzles at Zara Phillips Royal Wedding [Photos]

Britain's Zara Phillips waves while holding her bouquet as she sits in a car after her marriage to England rugby captain Mike Tindall at Canongate Kirk in Edinburgh Reuters

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