Will Prince Harry Attend The Coronation?

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King Charles III’s coronation will soon be held, and it remains to be seen if his son, Prince Harry, will attend the historic event. With the revelations and allegations he made against the royal family in the Netflix docuseries Harry & Meghan and his memoir, Spare, will the Duke of Sussex be there?

The King’s coronation will be held on Saturday, May 6, which also happens to be the birthday of his grandson and Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s firstborn, Archie. So, will this be the time that the controversial royal couple will set foot at Westminster Abbey again?

Prince Harry Addresses the Possibility of Attending King Charles’ Coronation

In an interview for ITV with Tom Bradby, the former senior royal answered the question if he would come to his father’s coronation.

"There's a lot that can happen between now and then," he said, via People.

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"But the door is always open. The ball is in their court," he continued. "There's a lot to be discussed, and I really hope that they're willing to sit down and talk about it."

Prince Harry’s Role at King Charles’ Coronation Removed

Ahead of Spare’s release on January 10, The Sunday Times reported that Prince Harry had no role in King Charles’ coronation.

Allegedly, His Majesty has “completely written” his youngest son out of the coronation script. It just means that he will be a mere audience member if he ever attends the event.

The report further claimed that the monarch would no longer require the six royal dukes, which include Prince Harry, to kneel before him to “pay homage” before touching the crown and kissing his right cheek.

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However, his eldest son, Prince Willian, will remain a significant part of the coronation to perform the tradition.

“Breaking with tradition, Charles will scrap royal dukes kneeling and paying homage to the monarch. Only William will perform that role,” the publication’s royal editor Roya Nikkhah claimed. “As things stand, there is no role for Harry in the service.”

Prince Harry May Find a Reason Not to Attend King Charles’ Coronation

Meanwhile, amid the speculations that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will still receive invites to King Charles’ coronation despite his explosive revelations in Spare, they’re expected to “find a reason not to go.”

A royal source, who’s allegedly close to the royal family, told The Independent that it would be “very hard” for the Sussexes to attend the special event after everything that had been said.

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However, the insider added that King Charles might not expect them to be there either. Hence, the royal family expected them to “politely provide a reason” for their absence.

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