Will Prince Louis Attend His Grandfather, King Charles III’s Coronation?

We hope the little one will be allowed to attend.

It’s an exciting time when your grandfather is crowned the king of England, and yet there have been rumours swirling that the littlest of the Prince and Princess of Wales’ children, Prince Louis, may not be invited.

It is believed that Kate Middleton and Prince William’s two older children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte, will be in attendance at the service.

Now, new photos suggest that the decision surrounding Louis’ involvement may have been reversed.

For context, back in early April, Page Six reported that Prince Louis may not attend King Charles’ coronation due to his past antics.

That was in reference to his widely hailed ‘cheeky’ behaviour at the late Queen Elizabeth II’s platinum jubilee concert, where he was pictured making faces and sticking his tongue out at his mother, Kate Middleton.

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While most thought it was just the usual funny behaviour of a four-year-old, some commented that his naughtiness on the day went too far.

A royal insider told Page Six, “He’s only 4, after all.

“The Prince and Princess of Wales will make a decision on Prince Louis’ attendance closer to the time.”

Royal fans had prepared themselves not to see Prince Louis at all during the coronation celebrations, but new images of the family in rehearsal have shown that the smallest Wales, now five, was in attendance.

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In fact, all three Wales children, George, Charlotte and Louis, skipped school on Wednesday for the family rehearsal. Louis was seen sitting next to his dad in the car as they left the Westminster Abbey preparations.

It will be a big day for his older brother, too, with Prince George becoming the youngest future king to have an official role in a coronation service. For reference, Charles was just four when the Queen was crowned in 1953, so he did not have an official role. 

Prince Louis leaving the coronation rehearsal with his dad, William, Prince of Wales (Credit: Image: Getty)

During the service it is expected that Prince William will pledge his undying loyalty to the new sovereign. Usually, this same exercise would be completed by every royal member, but in the interest of time (the service is expected to stay within 90 minutes), it is believed William will be symbolic of the rest.

Given the quick 90 minutes, we’re hoping it’s a service that Louis will be able to sit through without incident. It would certainly be sad for the little one to miss his grandfather’s big day simply due to his age.

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