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Prince Harry returns to his hometown for the coronation of King Charles; He enters Westminster Abbey with a smile


A historic moment has been recreated after 1953, when King Charles was crowned king in the same hall where Queen Elizabeth II was crowned.

As news continues to rage about how Prince Harry will face his family on Coronation Day, today is the day when all is well.

At the coronation of his father, King Charles, and stepmother, Queen Camilla, on Saturday, the 38-year-old Duke of Sussex appeared at Westminster Abbey in London. He entered the room with his cousins, Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie, and their spouses.

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In accordance with the dress code for the majority of the audience, Prince Harry wore a morning suit for the event. Besides his Golden Jubilee, Diamond Jubilee, and Platinum Jubilee medals, he also wore the Service to Afghanistan Medal with KCVO star and neck ornament.

Between Princess Alexandra and Jack Brooksbank, husband of Princess Eugenie, in the third row, the Duke of Sussex took a seat.

Sure, Prince Harry could feel left out without his wife, Meghan Markle, who has resided in California with their children, Prince Archie and Princess Lilibet.

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The Duke of Sussex attended the coronation out of duty and out of affection for his father, despite the fact that relations have remained strained since the publication of his autobiography Spear in January and that family issues eventually caused Prince Harry and Meghan to step down from their royal roles in 2020.

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The last time Prince Harry and Meghan Markle appeared with the royal family

Prince Harry’s first public appearance with members of the royal family was at Queen Elizabeth’s funeral in September, which Meghan also attended after the queen’s death at Balmoral Castle in Scotland. The couple was in Europe to attend a number of charity events.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex stayed in the UK for the ensuing funeral service before returning to California.

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Joanna Swanson

Joanna Swanson is Europe correspondent at the Thomson Reuters Foundation based in Brussels covering politics, culture, business, climate change, society, economies and inclusive tech. With specific focus in breaking news, she has covered some of the world's most significant stories.