Royal #TBT: Zara Phillips Weds While Newlyweds William and Kate Look On

Zara Phillips Weds While Newlyweds William and Kate Look On
Mike Tindall and Zara Phillips (inset: Princess Kate and Prince William)
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07/30/2015 AT 12:25 PM EDT

Here comes the bride! Without a doubt, 2011 was the year of the royal wedding, and four years ago today, Zara Phillips tied the knot with rugby star Mike Tindall – just three months after her cousin, Prince William, wed the former Kate Middleton.

Although all eyes were on the stunning bride as she made her entrance into Canongate Kirk, a small Church of Scotland venue where her grandmother, the Queen, worships when she stays in Edinburgh, the world couldn't wait to get a post-wedding look at the other royal newlyweds on hand that sunny day.

William and Kate (who wore a cream suit and matching hat) pulled up to the venue in a black Jaguar. The fashionable royal clearly had no intention to upstage the bride, as she wore a coat she had worn before.

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

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Phillips, then 30, talked openly about comparisons between the two big Windsor weddings ahead of her big day.



"My wedding will be nothing like Kate and William's. For a start, there won't be anywhere near as many people. It will be a lot smaller, just close family and friends. Kate and William's wedding was amazing but ours will be very different," she told Hello Magazine.

Arriving a fashionable six minutes late, the bride wore a dress by one of Queen Elizabeth's favorite designers, Stewart Parvin, and Jimmy Choo shoes, while her "something borrowed" was a tiara from mum Princess Anne.

After the couple said their "I dos," they made their way to the Queen's residence, Holyroodhouse, for the reception.

Since her wedding day, Phillips, an accomplished equestrian, has taken part in the Olympics – winning a silver medal – and achieved a personal milestone, becoming mother to daughter Mia, 18 months ago.

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She has the Olympics in Rio in her sights for next year (and has denied being pregnant as she preps for them).

Tindall has since immersed himself in fun, post-rugby projects. He tested his ski-jump, bobsledding and other winter-sports prowes on the British competitive sports reality show The Jump: On the Piste earlier this year.

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