Prince Harry He will attend his father’s coronation Next month while his wife Megan Duchess of Sussex Officials said Wednesday that they plan to stay in California with the couple’s two children.
Any participation by the couple in King Charles’ coronation was far from taken for granted, following their controversial announcement three years ago to “renounce their role as ‘senior’ members of the royal family”.
Buckingham Palace and representatives for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex made separate statements confirming their role At the coronation of May 6 in Westminster Abbey.
Buckingham Palace said in a statement: “Buckingham Palace is pleased to confirm that The Duke of Sussex will attend the Coronation Service at Westminster Abbey on May 6th. The Duchess of Sussex will remain in California with Prince Archie and Princess Lilibet.”
A spokesperson for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex issued an almost identical statement.
According to the couple’s representative, “The Duke of Sussex will attend the Coronation Service at Westminster Abbey on May 6th. The Duchess of Sussex will stay in California with Prince Archie and Princess Lilibet.”
The couple’s son Archie will turn four on the day his grandfather is celebrated as king 5,500 miles away.
Prince Harry and his wife make their home in Santa Barbara County, a world away from Buckingham Palace’s fish bowl. The ongoing animosity between the two sides has been on full display recently with Netflix series “Harry & Meghan”.
Harry’s father, King Charles III, ascended to the throne after the death of Queen Elizabeth on September 8 of last year.
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