Queen’s Granddaughter To Wed

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December 21, 2010 | 7:50am EST

Britain’s royal family is celebrating another imminent wedding – Queen Elizabeth II’s granddaughter Zara Phillips is engaged to her rugby star boyfriend Mike Tindall.
The couple, dating since 2003, announced on Tuesday that Tindall proposed at their home in south west England on Monday night.

Phillips, daughter of Anne, Princess Royal and Captain Mark Phillips, accepted immediately – and the British monarch and her husband the Duke of Edinburgh are “delighted” by the wedding news.

A statement from Buckingham Palace reads, “The Princess Royal and Captain Mark Phillips are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Zara Phillips to Mr Mike Tindall, son of Mr Phillip and Mrs Linda Tindall.”

The news comes a month after Prince William announced he will wed Kate Middleton in London on 29 April next year.