What feud? Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton “put their differences aside” for this year’s Trooping the Colour event, a source exclusively told In Touch. The insider said the royal duo was “cordial but I’d hardly call them friends,” and added that “there were hundreds of cameras filming the royal family in the carriages and on the balcony at Buckingham Palace, they knew all eyes would be on them and that they had to be on their best behavior for the Queen’s birthday.”

The source continued, “Kate and Meghan were nervous about seeing each other, but it wasn’t as bad as they thought it’d be.” They also noted that the two duchesses are “completely different people” when it comes to their personalities, which could explain any worry about possible awkwardness between them.

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For those who may not know, the Trooping the Colour parade is held in June each year to celebrate Elizabeth’s birthday. The tradition first began after King George II combined the military march with his birthday celebration in 1748 and got it’s name thanks to the troops that would honor their flags during battle.

According to the insider, “Kate’s a really nice person and Meghan’s a great actress,” which is why things “went smoothly” between the women at the Queen’s birthday event. “Being nice to each other for a few hours isn’t going to kill them, they both know that.”

However, the insider also noted that there’s one topic over which the two women can bond — motherhood. Since Kate, 37, is already a mom to three rambunctious little ones, she was able to give Meghan, 37, a few pointers. “Their children mean the world to them and Kate loved hearing all about Archie and how he’s changing,” the source noted. Meghan and Prince Harry welcomed their first child, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, on May 6, and likely appreciate any help they can get, even if it’s from someone Meghan apparently doesn’t always get along with.

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