Grandkids are invited. Prince George, Princess Charlotte, and Prince Louis are all expected to be part of the festivities. King Charles III‘s coronation.
Prince William Princess Kate‘s three children will take part in the coronation procession from Westminster Abbey to Buckingham Palace, according to a Saturday, March 18, report from London’s The Times. The outlet was able to see the rehearsal plans.
This historic event will take place Saturday, May 6. Though Charles, 74, immediately assumed his role sovereign upon Queen Elizabeth II’s death at the age of 96 in September 2022, the ceremony marks typically comes after allowing several months of mourning.
Charles and his wife. CamillaThe ceremony will see the Crowning of King and Queen Consort by Charles and Camilla, 75, who will be attended by the Archbishops of Canterbury at Westminster Abbey. Charles and Camilla, 75, will arrive at Westminster Abbey from Buckingham Palace in what’s known as The King’s Procession. The coronation procession will follow the service with their grandchildren as well as other family members.
The royal family will wave at the onlookers after they reach Buckingham Palace.
9-year-old Prince George was second in line to the throne and widely expected to play a part in the ceremony. He and Charlotte, 7, both appeared at Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral last year. But, this will be Louis’ first formal ceremony. He’ll turn 5 two weeks before the coronation. The family considered him too young to participate in the queen’s funeral.
While Prince William, 40, and his children are expected to attend, it isn’t clear if Prince Harry will return home for the big day. He and his wife had their wedding earlier in the month. Meghan Markle They confirmed that they were invited at the coronation celebrations.
“I can confirm The Duke has recently received email correspondence from His Majesty’s office regarding the coronation,” a spokesperson for the Archewell founders told Us Weekly Sunday, March 5, 2005 “An immediate decision on whether The Duke and Duchess will attend will not be disclosed by us at this time.”
Harry, 38, expressed hesitation before he went to the U.K. to join his family for the event. “There’s a lot that can happen between now and then,” the BetterUp CIO said in a January interview on ITV. “But, you know, the door is always open. They have the ball in their court. There’s a lot to be discussed and I really hope that they are willing to sit down and talk about it.”
George, Charlotte and Louis to Join King Charles III’s Coronation: Report