The Coronation Day falls on the same day the duke and duchess’s firstborn and son Prince Archie turns four.
Mr Scobie tweeted: “I understand that Archie’s fourth birthday (also on May 6) played a factor in the couple’s decision.
“Expect it to be a fairly quick trip to the UK for Prince Harry, who will only be attending the coronation ceremony at Westminster Abbey.”
Mr Scobie was speaking after Prince Harry finally confirmed he would attend his father’s Coronation at Westminster Abbey on May 6.
Harry, who laid bare his troubled relationship with the royal family in his controversial Netflix documentary and explosive autobiography Spare, will be there to witness Charles and stepmother Camilla, the Queen Consort, be crowned in Westminster Abbey.
The Palace said in a brief statement on Wednesday: “Buckingham Palace is pleased to confirm that the Duke of Sussex will attend the Coronation Service at Westminster Abbey on 6th May.
“The Duchess of Sussex will remain in California with Prince Archie and Princess Lilibet.”
The news ends months of speculation about whether the couple would show up to the historic day, but will undoubtedly see Meghan accused of snubbing the monarch and the royal family.
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