Mom of Prince's Girlfriend Set to Meet Queen

Engagement speculation hits overdrive on word of Carole Middleton's royal invite
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 18, 2008 3:46 PM CDT
Mom of Prince's Girlfriend Set to Meet Queen
In this Friday April 11, 2008. file photo, Britain's Prince William and his girlfriend Kate Middleton walk in RAF Cranwell, England after William received his RAF wings from his father the Prince of Wales.   (AP Photo/Michael Dunlea, Pool)

The mother of Prince William's girlfriend is set to meet Queen Elizabeth tomorrow, the Telegraph reports, with Carole Middleton scoring an invitation to the royal box at the Ascot races. The news intensified speculation that Kate Middleton and Prince Charles' elder son could soon be engaged, seven years after meeting at university. (More British royals stories.)

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