Duchess Meghan's 'closest friends' in the royal family revealed: Who she has 'great relationships' with


Meghan Markle is feeling very welcomed by the royal family!

Just over two months after marrying Prince Harry on May 19, the Duchess of Sussex is reportedly forming genuine relationships with the rest of her new extended family. Most notably? Sister-in-law Kate Middleton and Harry's grandmother, Queen Elizabeth.

People reports that Meghan's high-profile solo outings with the Queen and Kate -- who she attended the women's Wimbledon finals with last month to see pal Serena Williams play -- are also indicative of the bonds that she's forming with both women behind closed doors, as well.

"What's characterized these months are the two great relationships that she has struck up with the Queen and with Catherine," royal expert Robert Lacey told People. "They seem to be her closest friends and partners in the official set-up."

One way that Meghan has been able to completely win over her new family members? The Queen's beloved corgis!

"Harry gave the clue to it when in the [engagement] interview he talked about how well the corgis had taken to her instantly," Lacey went on. "That seems to be a metaphor for the Queen and everybody else has taken their cue from that."

Further, royal expert Melanie Bromley told Access this week that Kate and Meghan have been "hanging out at least once a week," with both duchesses living at Kensington Palace, albeit in different apartments. After all, Kate is the "only person" who totally understands with Meghan is going through by joining the royal family and taking on all of her new responsibilities as a duchess.