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On Tuesday, King Charles will turn 75.

That’s a milestone under any circumstances, but the occasion is especially meaningful in Charles’ case, as it will be the monarch’s first birthday since his long-awaited coronation back in May.

Naturally, the UK’s best and brightest will be in attendance at a star-studded soiree in the king’s honor.

But that group will not include Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, who say they weren’t invited to Charles’ birthday party.

Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex meet with NATO Joint Force Command and families from Italy and Netherlands during day five of the Invictus Games Düsseldorf 2023 on September 14, 2023 in Duesseldorf, Germany. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

(A source close to Buckingham Palace insists that the couple received an invitation but never acknowledged it. Even critics of the Sussexes agree that Harry and Meghan’s version of events seems more plausible.)

And according to a new report from UK tabloid the Express, it’s not enough for Charles to know that Harry and Meghan won’t be in attendance at his birthday party.

One insider claims that reps for the king have instructed guests not to mention the names of his youngest son and American daughter-in-law during the royal birthday celebrations.

King Charles III departs the Coronation service at Westminster Abbey on May 06, 2023 in London, England. (Getty Images)

An insider tells the outlet that friends and associates of the king’s have been “quietly” instructed not to utter “dreaded H or M” words in his presence.

“Not only will the King hold a lavish reception at Clarence House on November 14, but he will also make an appearance at a charity event at Highgrove a day earlier,” a source told the outlet.

“It has been made very clear that Sussex discussions are firmly off the table at both events.”

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex attend the Time Trial & Criterium Cycling at the Cycling Track during day six of the Invictus Games Düsseldorf 2023 on September 15, 2023 in Duesseldorf, Germany. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

Charles’ birthday celebration will be a multi-day event, and staff is reportedly hopeful that the monarch will be so busy he won’t even have time to think about those who are not in attendance.

“The King has a busy few days between November 12 and 15,” the source told the Express.

“It will involve a lot of back and forth between London and Gloucestershire, but he’s determined to celebrate his 75th birthday without any interruptions,” the insider continued, adding:

King Charles III and Queen Camilla on the balcony of Buckingham Palace following the coronation on May 06, 2023 in London, England. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

“He doesn’t want the day to be overshadowed by people who aren’t there – the unmentionables as staff now call them.”

And according to one UK journalist, Charles isn’t the only one who will be happy not to think about Harry and Meghan for a few days.

“Most senior members of the British monarchy are more than relieved by the news that the two former royals known as Harry and Meghan are simply not going to be returning for the birthday celebrations of his Majesty, The King,” Neil Sean wrote in his latest column for Fox News.

Life in the U.S. has not exactly been all peaches and cream for Harry and Meghan. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

According to Sean, the final straw came when Meghan made disparaging remarks about Charles’ parenting while helping Harry promote his memoir

“Meghan stated that Harry had lost his father in a magazine interview, and this really cut through the heart of His Majesty, the King, who has always been there for his youngest son and felt that this was the worst possible thing that could be said publicly about him as a father,” he wrote.

“But more importantly, who needs victims at a family celebration?”

Prince Harry whispers to Meghan Markle as they watch a dance performance by Jukebox Collective in the banqueting hall during a visit to Cardiff Castle on January 18, 2018 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

It’s a question that seems to sum up many Brits’ views on the topic of Harry and Meghan.

And if Charles truly feels the same, then it might be a very long time before we see any mending of fences between the king and his estranged son.

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