Why Archie won’t attend King Charles’s coronation on his birthday

Danielle Stacey

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex Participation in the coronation of King Charles III on May 6th to be confirmed.

Prince Harry addressed the matter in his ITV interview with Tom Bradby – watch what he had to say in the video below.

WATCH: Prince Harry speaks at King Charles’ coronation

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The Sussexes flew to Britain Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Celebrations last June, accompanied by their children, Archie and Lilibet.

If Harry and Meghan attend the coronation – can we expect Archie and Lilibet to join them?

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Lilibet celebrated her first birthday in the UK

The service falls on a very special day for the Sussexes – Archie will be four years old on May 6th – and while it seems unlikely we’ll see the little boy at the coronation, it may be for a reason other than his birthday.

Her daughter at the time of Queen Elizabeth II’s coronation in 1953 Princess AnneThe then just two-year-old was considered too young to attend the service in Westminster Abbey.

Prince Charles was present at his mother’s coronation, and although he was only four years old at the time, he was probably only allowed to attend because he was the heir to the throne.

Harry and Meghan at the platinum anniversary celebrations

Harry and Meghan’s children, Archie and Lilibet, are currently sixth and seventh in the line of succession and are unlikely to become full-time royals in the future, especially as the Duke and Duchess stepped down from royal duties in March 2020.

Archie and Lilibet made no public appearances during the Platinum Jubilee celebrations, so it seems unlikely that royal fans will see them at the coronation even if their parents are present.

Lilibet’s first birthday last year coincided with the platinum anniversary, and Harry and Meghan revealed in theirs Netflix documentaries in December they celebrated theirs Little girl’s birthday in the garden of their home in the UK, Frogmore Cottage.

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