King Charles III makes birthday toast to grandson ArchieROYAL FAMILY
Prince Harry skipped his dad’s King Charles III coronation lunch to celebrate his son Archie’s birthday in California Saturday, but the royal grandson was there in spirit.
The newly crowned king reportedly raised a toast to exiled grandson Prince Archie to wish him a happy fourth birthday “wherever he was.”
Charles made the poignant tribute at a private family gathering on coronation day Saturday after Harry, 38, had already dashed home to California to celebrate Archie’s birthday,
Harry had been invited to the family lunch — and his 74-year-old dad, the king, seemed “genuinely quite disappointed that he didn’t stay,” the paper’s source said.
Other royals, however, “breathed a sigh of relief” that the “Spare” author avoided any acrimony amid he and his wife Meghan Markle’s repeated attacks on the family in int
Markle, 41, skipped the coronation entirely and remained in the US with Archie and daughter Lilibet.
At the buffet-style lunch, Charles reportedly first toasted the three grandchildren who were there on his special day - Princess Charlotte, Prince Louis and Prince George, who was
He then toasted “those that weren’t there,” a clear nod to include his exiled son and his family, according to the outlet.
He then reportedly singled out young Archie, wishing him a very happy birthday “wherever he was.”
Source“It was apparently a very sweet moment."
Harry was in such a rush to leave he was still in his Dior morning suit when he arrived at Heathrow Airport. His flight left even before his dad and mother-in-law, Queen Camilla, p
The estranged prince was suitably low-key and largely hidden during the coronation events. He sat in the third row of Westminster Abby with distant relatives and was not seen inter
The coronation lunch wasn’t the only celebration for his father the prince missed. Harry was also absent for street parties and a big concert Sunday to honor the newly crowned ki
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