Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex have been contacted about The next coronation of King Charles IIIsays a spokesperson for the couple.
“I can confirm that the Duke has recently received email correspondence from Her Majesty’s office regarding the coronation,” said a statement obtained by TODAY.com on March 5.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have yet to confirm whether they will attend the ceremony.
“An immediate decision as to whether the Duke and Duchess will attend will not be released by us at this time,” the spokesperson said in the statement.
In January, Prince Harry spoke with journalist Tom Bradby in an interview with UK network ITV in regards to possibly attend his father’s coronation ceremony.
“A lot can happen between now and then,” the Duke of Sussex said. “But, you know, the door is always open.”
He continued: “The ball is in their court. There’s a lot to discuss, and I really hope they’re willing to sit down and talk about it.
Although Prince Harry said he still believes in the British monarchy as an institution, when asked if he would be involved in the future, he replied: “”I don’t know.
King Charles III will officially take the crown on May 6 at Westminster Abbey in London, where coronations have traditionally taken place for 900 years, according to Buckingham Palace.
The British monarch has reigned as king since his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, died in September at the age of 96.
Camilla, the Queen Consort, will also be crowned along with King Charles. The Archbishop of Canterbury will lead the televised ceremony.
The confirmation of correspondence regarding the coronation of King Charles III comes days after Prince Harry, 38, and his wife, Meghan, 41, were invited to leave their home in Windsor.
In an email obtained by TODAY.com on March 1, a spokesperson for the couple’s Archewell Foundation said: “We can confirm that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have been asked to vacate their residence at Frogmore Cottage. “
In 2019, the two first moved into Frogmore Cottage, located next to Frogmore House, where their wedding reception was held. They moved into the two-storey residence before welcoming their son Archie, now 3, London’s ITV reported at the time.
About a year later, Prince Harry and Meghan announced that they were officially stepping back from their senior royal duties. They temporarily moved to Canada.
They made it clear in subsequent statements that they planned to keep their Windsor home “with the permission of Her Majesty The Queen”.
A spokesperson told TODAY.com the couple purchased a home in the Santa Barbara area in July 2020. They currently live there with Archie and their one-year-old daughter Lilibet.