How Kate Middleton"s mother Carole conquered the Queen


How Carole Middleton conquered the Queen: Kate”s mother has become Her Majesty”s firm favourite

11:17 AM on 8th October 2011

The Queen has let it be known she thinks the Middletons have conducted themselves

The Queen has let it be known she thinks the Middletons have conducted themselves “impeccably” since news of the royal engagement was announced

Prince William has spoken at length with the Queen about his desire to protect Kate

Prince William has spoken at length with the Queen about his desire to protect Kate”s family

Charles and Camilla have met the Middletons several times and the Prince has made his most senior staff available to help the family in any way they can

Charles and Camilla have met the Middletons several times and the Prince has made his most senior staff available to help the family in any way they can

Public interest in their younger daughter, 27-year-old Pippa, has taken the Middleton family by surprise

Public interest in their younger daughter, 27-year-old Pippa, has taken the Middleton family by surprise

According to one well-placed source, Michael and Carole insist they will continue to live an

According to one well-placed source, Michael and Carole insist they will continue to live an “ordinary” life