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President Biden Avoids King Charles’ Coronation; The first lady will be present

Prince Harry and Meghan invited to the coronation

Prince Harry and Meghan invited to King Charles’ coronation


First Lady Jill Biden will attend King Charles III’s upcoming ceremony coronation President Biden rather than the United States.

Mr Biden, during a call with Charles on Tuesday, said he hoped to meet the monarch in the UK at a later date. The White House also noted in its readout of the call that Biden emphasized “the strength of the relationship between our countries and the friendship between our people.”

Charles followed and became king Death of Queen Elizabeth II In September. Mr Biden attended the Queen’s funeral.

Former President Dwight Eisenhower did not attend Elizabeth’s coronation in 1953.

Charles’ coronation is scheduled for May 6. Buckingham Palace shared a photo of the invitations, which are being sent to more than 2,000 guests. The invitation describes Charles’ wife as Queen Camilla for the first time. She has previously been described as a queen consort.

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This image released by Buckingham Palace shows the invitation to the coronation of King Charles III.

Buckingham Palace

The coronation will take place at Westminster Abbey and will be presided over by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby.

During the ceremony, Charles will be attended by four Pages of Honour: His Royal Highness Prince George of Wales, Lord Oliver Cholmondeley, Master Nicholas Berkeley and Master Ralph Tolemache.

Camilla’s four pages of honor will also be in attendance: her grandsons, Master Gus and Master Louis Lopes, and Master Freddie Parker Bowles and her nephew, Master Arthur Elliott.

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