Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Skip King Charles III’s 1st Trooping the Colour As Monarch

Charles, 74, marked his inaugural birthday procession on Saturday, June 17, with wife Queen Camilla, eldest son Prince William and siblings Princess Anne and Prince Edward. 

The king arrived to the occasion on horseback alongside the Prince of Wales, 40, and Anne, 72.

The trio then joined the rest of the senior working royals — including William and Princess Kate’s three children — on the Buckingham Palace balcony to check out the military flypast.

Despite the change in their royal status, Harry and Meghan attended Queen Elizabeth II’s last Trooping the Colour in June 2022,

which took place during the late monarch’s Platinum Jubilee. (The queen died in September 2022 at age 96 after 70 years on the throne.)

The Archewell cofounders watched the Horse Guards Parade from the Major General’s Office, an area that overlooks the parade grounds with their two children:

Since their exit, the twosome have only returned to the U.K. on a handful of occasions including the Spare author’s grandmother’s funeral.