These Photos Show Just How Close Kate Middleton Is to Her Mom, Carole Middleton

by Jeremy Spirogis
Carole Middleton and Kate Middleton attend 2017 Royal Ascot

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge has at all times been shut along with her mother, Carole Middleton. Carole prefers to be out of the royal highlight however she and Catherine preserve a detailed relationship. Ahead, try photographs of the Duchess of Cambridge and her mother via the years.

Carole Middleton attends royal occasions with Kate Middleton

Carole Middleton and Kate Middleton attend 2017 Royal Ascot
Carole Middleton and Kate Middleton attend 2017 Royal Ascot | Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images

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Carole has been recognized to attend massive occasions on the British royal household’s calendar. She’s been current for the christenings of her grandchildren Prince George, Princess Charlotte, and Prince Louis. And she in fact attended Catherine and William’s royal wedding ceremony in 2011. 

The evening earlier than Catherine walked down the aisle she spent the evening on the Goring Hotel along with her mother and youthful sister, Pippa Middleton. 

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Pippa Middleton, Carole Middleton, and Kate Middleton arrive at Goring Hotel forward of 2011 royal wedding ceremony | George Pimentel / Contributor

wWhile all eyes had been on the bride and groom Carole might be seen within the background lending assist to her daughter. 

Here she is strolling behind the newlyweds along with her husband, Michael Middleton, in addition to Prince Charles, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex. 

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Prince William and Kate Middleton at their royal wedding ceremony adopted by household | CARL DE SOUZA/AFP by way of Getty Images

And right here Carole and Michael are standing on the balcony of Buckingham Palace after William and Catherine’s royal wedding ceremony ceremony.

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Kate Middleton and Prince William stand on the balcony of Buckingham Palace at their royal wedding ceremony with royals and Middleton household |
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In 2018, Carole arrived on the christening of Prince Louis alongside her husband. Following carefully behind them are Pippa and her husband. Then there’s Catherine’s youngest sibling, her brother James Middleton. Catherine’s household additionally posed for official photographs from Louis’ christening.

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Middleton household arrives on the christening of Prince Louis | DOMINIC LIPINSKI/AFP by way of Getty Images

Remember when Charlotte caught her tongue out at crowds through the King’s Cup Regatta in 2019? The hilarious second obtained plenty of consideration and there to witness it had been Carole. She stood on one facet of Charlotte holding her hand whereas Catherine stood on the opposite. 

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Carole Middleton, Kate Middleton, and Princess Charlotte at The King’s Cup Regatta | Samir Hussein/WireImage

Christmas Day for the royal household means going to church. Senior family members are a part of a photograph opp that occurs on their stroll to church. But Catherine’s household has additionally been current for the vacation festivities. Below see Carole and Michael standing behind the Duchess of Cambridge and Charlotte in 2016.

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Kate Middleton, Princess Charlotte, the Middleton household, and the royal household attend church on Christmas Day, 2016 | Danny Martindale/GC Images

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Kate Middleton and Carole Middleton earlier than royalty

Before Catherine grew to become the Duchess of Cambridge, she and her mother had been noticed out collectively on a number of events.

Attending a pageant in 2005, Carole and Catherine sported extra informal appears.

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Kate Middleton and her mom, Carole Middleton, at a pageant in 2005 | Indigo/Getty Images

This occurred lower than two months after Catherine and William graduated from Scotland’s University of St. Andrews. 

November of the identical yr, Carole and Catherine stepped out collectively once more. This time they visited the Spirit of Christmas Fair held in London, England. By the appears on their faces, the mother-daughter duo had been having fun with themselves.

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Carole Middleton and Kate Middleton purchasing in 2005 | Antony Jones/Brendan Bierne/UK Press by way of Getty Images

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Despite as soon as being concerned about her daughter’s relationship with William, Carole supported Catherine. In 2006, she went along with her daughter to William’s commencement from the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. 

Kate Middleton and Carole Middleton at Prince William's graduation from the Sandhurst Military Academy, 2006Kate Middleton and Carole Middleton at Prince William's graduation from the Sandhurst Military Academy, 2006
Kate Middleton and Carole Middleton at Prince William’s commencement from the Sandhurst Military Academy | © Pool Photograph/Corbis/Corbis by way of Getty Images

So, whereas Carole prefers to remain largely out of the general public eye — she’s by no means accompanied the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on a royal tour or official journey overseas — that doesn’t imply she’s not shut along with her daughter.

We’ll have to attend and see when the mom and daughter make their subsequent public look collectively!

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