May 31, 2016  

Queen Elizabeth II's Grandaughter Zara Phillips Engaged

December 22, 2010 (3:30 am) GMT
Rugby player Mike Tindall proposed to the daughter of Princess Anne on December 21 and she immediately said yes.

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, December 21 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 April 29 next year.

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Caitlyn Jenner Surprises Kim Kardashian With Bare-Butt Sculpture
  2. Amber Heard Denies She Blackmailed Johnny Depp
  3. Watch Fifth Harmony Bring Out Ty Dolla $ign for Mini Concert on 'Today' Show
  4. Get First Images and Details of 'Cars 3'
  5. Will There Be More 'Matrix' Movies? Here's What Joel Silver Says
  6. Topher Grace Marries Fiancee Ashley Hinshaw in Private Ceremony
  7. 'The Bachelorette' Recap: Proposals and Villain Already in Week 2
  8. Katy Perry's Twitter Account Is Hacked, Posts Tweet About Taylor Swift