THE Duke and Duchess of Sussex will join the Royal Family at Trooping the Colour as the Prince of Wales deputises for the Queen, Buckingham Palace has confirmed.
Harry and Meghan will have a prime vantage point with members of the monarchy from the Duke of Wellington’s former office, overlooking Horse Guards Parade, as they watch Charles inspect the guardsmen and officers and take their salute on Thursday.
After the ceremony, the Queen will acknowledge the salute of the returning Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment from Buckingham Palace’s balcony, with her cousin the Duke of Kent, Colonel of the Scots Guards, before she later joins working royals on the balcony to watch the traditional fly-past of aircraft.
But the Duke of York, who left public duties in disgrace after his US civil sex case – which he settled out of court, is not expected to join the royals.
The Sussexes are expected to join the congregation for Friday’s service of thanksgiving for the Queen’s 70-year reign at St Paul’s Cathedral, but their participation with Trooping is an added element.
They are travelling with their children,…