Harry and Meghan haven't been invited to the coronation of King Charles yet, says Sussex source

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry
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Preparations are well underway for King Charles III's coronation, with the firm launching a new website with everything you need to know about the upcoming celebration.

On whether or not the Duke and Duchess of Sussex will be invited to the ceremony and celebrations in May amid the fallout of the couple's Netflix documentary and Prince Harry's memoir, Spare, sources close to the palace tell People yes; though a Sussex insider says the couple have yet to receive an invitation.

Charles is looking for "calm", however, ahead of the coronation, a source says.

"It is such a momentous occasion for Charles, and he would want his son to be at the coronation to witness it. He would like to have Harry back in the family. If they don't sort it out, it will always be part of the king's reign and how he has left his family disjointed. He has had a reputation as a distant parent, and it would be awful for him for that to continue."

The firm has yet to comment on the allegations made in the couple's series or Prince Harry's memoir.

Allegations included William having physically attacked his brother, while Harry claims his father leaked stories to the press.

"William is the one who is most upset and needs time to calm down," a source says. "He has been painted as hotheaded and unsympathetic. But I don't think he will back down — it's whether they can move beyond it and accept that they view things differently."

On a possible reconciliation, which has yet to happen, Harry told ITV's Tom Bradby in the runup to the publication of Spare: "There's a lot that can happen between now and then. But, you know, the door is always open. The ball is in their court." 

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