Zara Tindall names newborn daughter in honour of the queen

2018-06-28 07:52
mike tindall, zara tindall

London — Queen Elizabeth II's granddaughter Zara Tindall and her husband Mike Tindall have named their new daughter Lena Elizabeth.

A spokesperson says the baby's first name is pronounced Lay-na, and her middle name is in honour of her great-grandmother, the queen.

The baby, who was born 18 June, is the second child of Zara and Mike Tindall, a former English rugby player. She has an older sister, 4-year-old Mia.

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Lena is 19th in line to the British throne and is the seventh great-grandchild of Elizabeth and her husband Prince Philip.

Zara Tindall is the daughter of Princess Anne and her ex-husband Mark Phillips. She is an accomplished equestrian who won a silver medal at the London Olympics in 2012.

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