Pictures present how Prince William and Prince Harry saved their distance on the coronation

  • Prince William and Prince Harry attended King Charles III’s coronation on Saturday.
  • The brothers averted one another in Westminster Abbey, as they weren’t seated collectively.
  • Harry appeared to take a look at his brother throughout the ceremony, although William did not return the favor.

King Charles III and Queen Camilla have been topped of their coronation ceremony on Saturday.

Royals descended on Westminster Abbey for the historic ceremony, together with the king’s sons, Prince William and Prince Harry. 

The coronation marked the primary time the brothers have been in the identical room since Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral.

Though they have been seated simply two rows away from one another, Harry and William appeared to keep away from interacting with one another in any respect throughout the coronation. 

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Prince Harry walks behind members of the royal household to his seat at King Charles’ coronation.

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Harry entered the coronation forward of William, strolling behind Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank and in entrance of Princess Beatrice and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi. Meghan Markle did not accompany him to the coronation. 

He was then seated within the third row of attendees together with his cousins Eugenie and Beatrice and their spouses.

Harry sat straight behind his aunt, Princess Anne, and though he wasn’t seated subsequent to her, the 2 did chat forward of the ceremony. The Duke of Sussex smiled as he spoke to her.

Prince Harry speaks to Princess Anne at King Charles III's coronation on May 6, 2023.

Prince Harry speaks to Princess Anne at King Charles’ coronation on Might 6, 2023.

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William entered the ceremony with Kate Middleton, the Princess of Wales, as a part of the king’s procession for the occasion.

His youngest kids, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis, adopted behind him.

Prince George served as certainly one of King Charles’ attendants for the ceremony.

The Waleses entered behind King Charles, and William did not seem to acknowledge his brother as he entered, although Harry seemed in his course. 

Prince Harry looks at Prince William as he enters King Charles III's coronation.

Prince Harry checked out Prince William throughout the ceremony.


William and his household have been seated within the first row of the viewers for the ceremony, so the Prince of Wales was not trying towards his brother Harry whereas their father was topped.

William additionally participated within the coronation, paying homage to King Charles after he obtained his royal regalia.

Harry was photographed trying in William’s course throughout the ceremony, seeming to eye his brother.

William and his household later processed out of the ceremony forward of Harry, heading in direction of Buckingham Palace the place they appeared on the balcony with different senior royals. 

Prince Harry looks towards Prince William at King Charles III's coronation.

Prince William and Prince Harry appeared to keep away from one another at their father’s coronation.

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The Duke of Sussex didn’t seem on the balcony at Buckingham Palace, as he’s not a working royal.

It isn’t identified if William and Harry interacted exterior of the ceremony.

Harry and William’s relationship has been strained for years, with their rigidity reaching a peak when Harry and Meghan’s Netflix docuseries premiered in December and Harry launched his memoir “Spare,” in January.

Within the memoir, Harry referred to William as his “beloved brother” and “archnemesis,” and he mentioned William bodily attacked him in 2019. The royals haven’t publicly commented on the contents of Harry’s e book.

Harry additionally mentioned within the e book that he and his brother barely spoke at Queen Elizabeth’s funeral in September 2022.