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Awkward reunion for Harry and Meghan should they go to King Charles’ coronation

King Charles III is to be crowned as King by the Archbishop of Canterbury who may experience an awkward reunion with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

Justin Welby, who has served as the Archbishop since 2013, officiated the wedding between Harry and Meghan in 2018.

In his role of the Archbishop of Canterbury, it's his responsibility to perform royal coronations, which has been done by individuals in his role since 1066.

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There has been rumours of tension between Welby and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, following the controversy regarding the legitimacy of their wedding in 2018 that was watched by an estimated 1.9billion people.

The Archbishop of Canterbury wholeheartedly shut down the couple's claim that he performed a "secret wedding" three days before their royal wedding, a declaration they made in the bombshell interview with Oprah Winfrey in 2020.

Welby said: "I signed the wedding certificate, which is a legal document, and I would have committed a serious criminal offense if I signed it knowing it was false. The legal wedding was on the Saturday."

King Charles III's coronation on May 6 next year is the same day as his grandson's birthday when Archie will turn four-years-old.

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Due to the clash of dates, it remains to be seen whether Harry and Meghan will attend the coronation.

During the ceremony, Welby will place the solid gold St. Edward's Crown on King Charles' head and present him and Camilla, the Queen Consort, with "an orb, sceptre, and ring".

It'll be eight months between the passing of Queen Elizabeth II and the coronation of King Charles which is a shorter period between the death of King George VI and the Queen's coronation in 1953.


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