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Saturday June 15, 2024

King Charles to give surprise in absence of Kate Middleton?

Trooping the Colour is taking place on June 15

By Web Desk
May 30, 2024
The Princess of Wales is unlikely to attend the Royal Familys Trooping the Colour
The Princess of Wales is unlikely to attend the Royal Family's Trooping the Colour 

King Charles is expected to welcome Princesses Eugenie and Beatrice to step in for Kate Middleton, sources claimed to GB news.

Sources have claimed that Princess Eugenie, Princess Beatrice, and Zara Tindall may join King Charles in the absence of Princess Kate. 

The Princess of Wales, 42, is unlikely to attend the Royal Family's Trooping the Colour on Saturday, June 15, as she stepped back from public duties at the beginning of the year following her cancer diagnosis.

Kate has not been seen in public throughout 2024 as she recuperates at Adelaide Cottage in Windsor.

Trooping the Colour, celebrating the monarch's birthday, is set for next month, with King Charles confirmed to attend. Other senior royals, including Queen Camilla, Prince William, Princess Anne, and the Duke and Duchess of Edinburgh, are also expected to be present.

During Queen Elizabeth II's reign, extended Royal Family members, including non-working royals and their young children, would appear on the Buckingham Palace balcony. 

However, since Prince Andrew stepped down from royal duties in 2019, King Charles III has not allowed non-working royals on the balcony at official events. This policy was observed for Trooping the Colour in 2023 and following the Coronation.

Consequently, Zara, 43, Beatrice, 35, and Eugenie, 34, have not appeared on the Buckingham Palace balcony since 2019. However, with Kate's anticipated absence next month, sources suggest the King might reverse his stance and allow non-working royals on the balcony to fill the space.

Last week, the Prince of Wales delighted royal fans by inviting his cousins, Beatrice, Eugenie, Peter Phillips, Zara, and her husband Mike, to join him at a Buckingham Palace garden party.

Additionally, the King has reportedly asked Lady Gabriella Windsor to attend the Trooping the Colour celebrations with the royals, following the unexpected death of her husband, financier Thomas Kingston, earlier this year.