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The guests were piped into the Kirk by Derek Potter, the Queen's pipe major.The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh had travelled from Balmoral yesterday morning where they are spending their summer break.Her pared-down, natural make-up was from Bobbi Brown, while her hair was worn in a swept-up chignon, styled by Evangelos Tsaipkinis, of the Mayfair salon Michael John.The bride was accompanied by her maid of honour, the horse trainer Dolly Maude, whose six-year-old son Ted, six, Miss Phillips' godson, acted as page boy.As the Queen's grand-daughter, Zara Phillips, married Mike Tindall, the England rugby captain in Edinburgh yesterday, there was none of the high pomp and ceremony that marked the marriage of Prince William and Kate Middleton in Westminster Abbey in April.
The dress featured a chevron-pleated bodice, a dropped waist, and a "cathedral-length" train, and was designed to create a "bell-shaped" silhouette.
The decision to keep her maiden name was taken because of her success as a world champion equestrian - and was very much in the spirit of the day.
Miss Phillips, who is 13th in line to the throne, had spent her final night as a single woman partying on the Royal Yacht Britannia with younger guests and stayed at the Palace of Holyroodhouse, the Queen's official Scottish residence.
Phil, who was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease several years ago, was also a keen rugby player, and played for Otley from 1964 until 1973, captaining the side in the 1972-3 season.
Also present was Mr Tindall's uncle Stuart, and his wife Paula.