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Kate Middleton, Prince William, Queen Elizabeth II

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Oh no! Which one's the salad fork?

After nearly a decade since Prince William and Kate Middleton met—and with just nine days to go until the Royal Wedding—the bride-to-be's parents have finally met Queen Elizabeth II. The queen hosted a lunch for Wills' future in-laws, reports People.

So what took so long for them to unite?