A poll conducted by Royal Central has revealed that most people support the idea of Sarah, Duchess of York attending Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding in May.
A total of 655 people responded to the question ‘Should Sarah, Duchess of York be invited to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding?’
Of those, 58% of people said that she should, with 42% saying she shouldn’t.
Prince Harry’s aunt was left upset in 2011 when she was left off the guest list for William and Catherine’s wedding at Westminster Abbey – and there are contradictory reports over whether she will attend this time around.
A royal insider told The Sun: “The Duchess of York is not invited to Harry’s wedding. The invites are being sent out this week and she’s not on the list.
“Fergie has been told to keep a low profile before Eugene’s wedding and not to go on talk shows or give interviews about the royal family. She’s not happy about it.”
However, the Daily Express points out that invitations have not yet been sent out, and it is currently unknown who has and has not been invited.
The final decision over who to invite will rest with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, despite lobbying from third parties about the suitability of guests such as Donald Trump and Barack Obama.
Prince Andrew married Sarah Ferguson 32 years ago at Westminster Abbey in London.
They have two daughters, Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie, born 8 August 1988 and 23 March 1990 respectively. They are currently seventh and eighth in line to the throne.
The Duke and Duchess separated in 1992, amidst long periods of separation caused by his military career and media attention towards the Duchess, and divorced in 1996.
However, the couple committed to raising their daughters together and have maintained a healthy relationship post-divorce. They are often dubbed by the media as the world’s happiest divorced couple and still live and holiday together.