Why Prince Louis’s Over-the-Top Faces Didn’t Steal His Grandpa’s Thunder During the Second Coronation

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Earlier this year, members of the royal family came together in the U.K. to celebrate the crowning moment of King Charles (74). (And one of his grandkids may or may not have stolen the show at the time with their silly faces.) But now, the royals gathered once again to attend the second coronation ceremony for the monarch in Scotland this week.

However, some royally-obsessed fans quickly noticed that there were no silly faces as the royal couple’s three children—Prince George (9), Princess Charlotte (8) and Prince Louis (5)—were missing from the ceremony. So what happened?

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According to People, all three of them are currently finishing their last week of school before their summer break. So, instead of having the kids attend the second coronation, the Waleses decided to let them stay at home.

For the king’s first coronation, Princess Catherine and Prince Williams’s three children were in attendance. Apart from his younger siblings, Prince George had a very big role in the ceremony. 

As his grandfather was crowned the new King of England, the 9-year-old (who served as a Page of Honour) made history as the youngest future king to ever have a role in such a ceremony. At the event, the prince wore a red military coat featuring gold buttons and a pair of white gloves. 

Along with the other three pages, the young royal helped to carry the tail of the king’s robes as he entered Westminster Abbey.

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It’s too bad the royal siblings couldn’t be there because we were really looking forward to Prince Louis’s funny facial expressions.

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