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When marrying into the royal family, it’s important to be well-liked by your new in-laws. Luckily for Meghan Markle, that process seems to have been a breeze. Prince Harry’s fiancée is clearly loved by the entire royal family, but the way she won over Prince Philip is particularly heartwarming.

Here’s what a number of the royal family members have said about Markle, including the one bold move Markle made to get on Philip’s good side (page 6).

1. Markle got the queen’s blessing

Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle attend the Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey on March 12, 2018 in London, England.
The queen is on board with Harry and Markle’s marriage. | Paul Grover – Pool/Getty Images

Queen Elizabeth clearly approves of Markle. And it’s a good thing she does, because the actress couldn’t marry into the royal family without it.

In March 2018, the queen provided her official consent of Markle’s marriage to Prince Harry: “My Lords, I declare My Consent to a Contract of Matrimony between My Most Dearly Beloved Grandson Prince Henry Charles Albert David of Wales and Rachel Meghan Markle, which Consent I am causing to be signified under the Great Seal and to be entered in the Books of the Privy Council.”

Next: She gained the approval of these furry family members.