He came, he saw, and then… he went.
Shortly after his father King Charles III and stepmother Queen Camilla were crowned in a historic ceremony on May 6th at Westminster Abbey. Prince Harry left the venue, got into a car and drove to Heathrow Airport, BBC News and several other outlets reported.
According to several reports, he had flown to London the day before. His wife Megan Markle and their children Prince Archiecelebrating his fourth birthday on the day of the coronation, and Princess Lilibet, 23 months, stayed in California where they live. The event came amid a rift between the Duke of Sussex and his father, stepmother and brother. Prince Williamall of which he had criticized in his memoir Spare.
Harry, who stepped down from royal duties alongside Meghan in 2020, sat in the third row at the coronation – two rows behind William – and played no official part in it. More than an hour after the ceremony ended and the Duke of Sussex left, several members of the royal family appeared on the balcony of Buckingham Palace with Charles and Camilla, including William and his wife Kate Middleton and their children Prince George9, Princess Charlotte7 and Prince Ludwig5.