A new poll shows that more than half of Britons say Prince Harry should be called to King Charles’ coronation.
Set on May 6, King Charles III will be officially crowned At a historic ceremony in Westminster Abbey.
that Ipsos survey of the benchmark Published Friday found a surprising 60 percent of adults think the Duke of Sussex should attend the event.
The numbers may come as a shock to some – especially after Prince Harry’s repeated attacks on the royal family through various TV interviews, a Netflix documentary series, and his tell-all memoir, “Spare.”
In spite of Countless revelations In his latest book release, only 30 percent of the British public believe a father of two should not be invited to a coronation.
The king will be formally crowned after ascending to the throne in September The death of his mother, Queen Elizabeth II Britain’s longest-reigning monarch.
The poll found that 75 percent of younger Britons, aged 18 to 34, are in favor of Harry attending the May festivities, while only 15 percent think otherwise.
In the next age range, 35 to 54, more than half of Britons think Harry should be invited to the event, with only 26 percent believing he shouldn’t.
Older Brits have a more equal view on the matter, with 47 percent of Britons over 55 insisting on inviting Harry. On the flip side, 42% think he shouldn’t.
The poll, which asked 1,001 people to participate, found that Prince William – next in line to the throne – is by far the most popular member of the royal family as mentioned at 50%.
King Charles II came in second with 32%, while Princess Kate took bronze with 29%. Harry is fourth on the list at 17%.
Gideon Skinner, head of political research at Ipsos UK, said: “Although he is not quite as popular as he used to be, most Britons still believe that Harry should be called to the coronation in May, which suggests some hope for him. reconciliation.”
While Buckingham Palace has remained somewhat mum about the upcoming extravaganza, it has drawn dismay Coronation will be miniature Issue.
The palace said earlier that the coronation of the 74-year-old queen, which is taking place in Westminster Abbey, “will reflect the monarch’s role today and look to the future, while being rooted in ancient traditions and pomps.”
While it remains unclear if the Duke and Duchess of Sussex will attend the ceremony, an insider recently said that the royal reunion is Not in the cards “at this moment in time”.
Source: “He was never one to pass judgment” Evening Standard said. “There is no appetite at the moment to participate.”
earlier this month, Harry refused to commit to attending the eventsaying “there is a lot to discuss” before he can make that decision.
“A lot can happen now and then,” Harry said. “But the door is always open. The ball is in their court.”