Royal Wedding Fans Camp at Westminster Abbey

Will and Kate die-hards on the eve of the wedding

Longtime royal family fan Terry Hutt camps in front Westminster Abbey on Tuesday night.

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A Canadian royalist heads to London to pitch her tent in front of the Abbey, where Prince William & Kate Middleton will wed.

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The Canadian shows off her decorative royal wedding manicure, which incorporates both her home country's flag and the Union Jack.

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John Loughrey talks to a reporter about being the first royalist to set up camp in front of Westminster Abbey, ensuring himself a prime viewing position.

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Another Canadian, donning a tiara, keeps warm with a blanket on Tuesday night in front of the Abbey.

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In a rehearsal for the big day, soldiers march outside Buckingham Palace early Wednesday morning.

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Here, the soldiers line up between Buckingham Palace and the Mall as they rehearse for the wedding's events.

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As dawn breaks, soldiers stand outside Buckingham Palace during their rehearsal.

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Prince William and Kate Middleton's 1902 State Landau wedding carriage rolls through the royal wedding rehearsal.

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Soldiers on horseback lead the royal wedding carriage as it passes by.

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Excitement heats up in Piccadilly Circus, where a flag of Prince William and Kate Middleton furls in the wind.

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London is filled with royal wedding souvenirs, including this shop in Primrose Hill.