Why Prince Harry Doesn’t Have a Coronation Position

Prince Harry is about to embark on the world’s most awkward household reunion this weekend, in any other case generally known as his dad King Charles’s coronation. Lots of planning has gone into Harry’s attendance on the occasion (he’s allegedly being seated far sufficient away from Prince William that photographers received’t be capable of snap pics of them collectively), however don’t count on him to have a proper position.

In line with royal professional Gareth Russell, who spoke to Us Weekly about Harry’s journey dwelling, it’s not “stunning that Prince Harry hasn’t been given a task” within the coronation, and the choice was made “to not complicate issues additional by having him concerned…just because…the royals are hoping that they will draw a line underneath the current controversy with the Duke of Sussex.”

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“Prince Harry, as would the king and Prince William, would remorse if he wasn’t there,” Russell defined. “So I feel usually talking, the consensus is it’s proper that he’s there. It’s in all probability finest that he’s there as King Charles’s son slightly than as a working prince of the UK.”

Whereas Prince Harry received’t have an official position (and is anticipated to fly dwelling to California mere hours after the coronation so he might be at his son Archie’s celebration), Prince William and Prince George do. Prince William is presenting King Charles with a stole and gown throughout the ceremony, whereas Prince George is certainly one of his grandfather’s pages of honor.