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A platinum jubilee election is being held on Sunday to celebrate the historic 70th anniversary of the monarch’s reign. A list of expected attendees from the royal family has been published, which does not include the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, who traveled to Great Britain from their home in California for a long weekend of ceremonies.
Members of the royal family who personally attend the grand finale are also included Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall; Prince William i Kate Middleton with his children Prince George, Princess Charlotte i Prince Louis; Princess Anne and Sir Timothy Laurence; Princess Beatrice and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi; Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank; Peter Phillips and his daughters; Zara and Mike Tindall and their daughters; and the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester.
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Meghan, 40 i Prince Harry37, also he did not attend the platinum party at the Palace on Saturday night. They celebrated first birthday their daughters Lilibet on Saturday by spending a special day in private as a family.
Royals marked this occasion on social mediawith Queen Elizabeth, Prince William and Kate Middleton and the official accounts of Prince Charles and Camille sharing Lily’s birthday tribute.
It is also believed that the couple will meet Lily for the first time with her great-grandmother queen during a visit to Great Britain.
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During her visit to the UK, Meghan and Prince Harry they did not spend time in public with Harry’s immediate family.
On Friday, the royal family continued the celebration of the platinum jubilee with a Thanksgiving service in honor of Queen Elizabeth in the Cathedral of St. Paul. Harry and Meghan – who shared the tension they experienced in the 2021 family interview with Oprah Winfrey – arrived earlier Prince CharlesCamilla, Duchess of Cornwall, Prince William i Kate Middleton. This was the first time that these three couples appeared together in public after more than two years.
As William and Kate came to their seats in the front row, there was no eye contact between the couple and Meghan and Harry, who were sitting in the second row next to Princess Eugenie. Princess Beatrice and their husbands. When Prince Charles passed the line with Megan and Harry, he was photographed looking away.
After the service, many members of the royal family headed to the Lord Mayor’s reception at The Guildhall – however, Meghan and Harry did not attend Friday’s lunch, nor a small family lunch after the troupe parade on Thursday.
PA Images / Alamy Stock Photo Prince Charles, Camilla, Prince William and Kate Middleton
Thursday, Meghan and Harry joined extended members of the royal family for Trooping the Color. As they are no longer older members of the royal family, they are not invited to appear on the balcony of Buckingham Palace or to take part in a procession of carriages during the parade. Instead, they watched the event along with other extended members of the royal family from the Office of the Major General, which overlooks the Horse Guards Parade.
Meanwhile, Prince Harry’s father, Prince Charles, and his brother, Prince William, took part in the horse parade before heading to the balcony to watch the Royal Air Force’s flights. Kate and Camilla, however, spent a short time in the Major General’s Office watching a horse guard parade before riding in a carriage to Buckingham Palace to join the Queen and other senior members of the royal family on the balcony.
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The complex dynamics between William, 39, and Harry, 37, it had a ripple effect on the extended family – including, of course, Meghan and Harry’s decision to step down from more royal office and move with their family to California.
Some who know the brothers think that there were several problems that were built on top of each other, while a well-positioned source previously told PEOPLE that the schism cannot be easily reduced to one thing. But insiders have repeatedly noted that Harry’s special relationship with his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth (96), remains intact.
“Being with her was great. It was so nice to see her … She’s in great shape,” Harry said. Today‘s Hoda Kotb in April a visit he and Meghan shared with the Queen on his way to Harry’s Invictus Games in the Netherlands.
“I just make sure she’s, you know, protected and has the right people around her,” he added. “You know, home – home for me, now, you know, for now it’s in the United States.”