Is this why Prince Harry, Meghan Markle did not attend Buckingham Palace reception for world leaders?

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On the eve of Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral on Monday, world leaders gathered for what’s being termed the ‘reception of the century’ at Buckingham Palace on Sunday night. Hosted by King Charles III, round 500 folks together with presidents, prime ministers, and royals from across the globe got here collectively to recollect Britain’s longest-reigning monarch.

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Prince William and Kate Middleton – the Prince and Princess of Wales, Prince Edward and Sophie – the Earl and Countess of Wessex, Anne – Princess Royal and different working members of the royal household accompanied King Charles and Queen Consort Camilla in greeting with friends. However, what caught everybody’s consideration was the absence of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.

harry meghan Prince Harry, Meghan, Kate, Princess of Wales, comply with the bearer occasion carrying the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II into Westminster Hall, London, Wednesday (Source: AP)

Reportedly, the couple obtained an invite to the occasion earlier this week however have been not more likely to attend because the palace officers stated that it was for working members of the royal household solely. “It remained unclear on Friday evening why that they had obtained an invite for an event that Royal aides insisted they have been not anticipated to attend. Sources near them appeared baffled, whereas palace aides continued to insist that they have been not invited and have been not anticipated to point out up,” famous.

Prior to this, Prince Harry was denied the proper to put on the navy uniform throughout a service for Queen. However, it was reversed after the King gave him particular permission to put on the uniform throughout the grandchildren’s vigil of the Queen’s coffin on Saturday night.

prince harry Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex holds a vigil in honour of Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Hall on September 17, 2022 (Source: Reuters)

In February 2021, Harry and Meghan stepped away from their royal duties and since then, aren’t the working members of the Royal Family. “While all are saddened by their resolution, The Duke and Duchess stay much-loved family members,” Buckingham Palace had stated again then.

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