This GIF of Queen Elizabeth Running After a Young Prince William Is So Pure

The iconic moment happened after Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson's 1986 wedding.

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(Image credit: Anwar Hussein)

Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York, and Prince Andrew got married on July 23, 1986. The couple divorced on May 30, 1996, but have remained close ever since, so it's perhaps unsurprising that their wedding anniversary was celebrated by their daughter, Princess Eugenie, on Instagram.

Royal fans have also been taking to social media to mark the occasion, and Twitter user @katemidIetons even found the perfect GIF to celebrate.

They wrote, "Late post, but it's been 33 years since the wedding of Prince Andrew and Fergie in 1986. And so here's Queen Elizabeth running after little Prince William to stop him from getting closer to the carriage. Her Majesty as a grandma is cute":

It's beyond adorable to see the queen chasing after her grandson at the royal wedding, especially as it's incredibly rare to see the monarch moving at such a fast pace. Holding on to Prince William's hand, Queen Elizabeth was truly the doting grandmother at the royal nuptials.

Wedding of Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson

(Image credit: Anwar Hussein)

Wedding of Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson

'Queen Elizabeth II and Prince William wave off the Duke and Duchess of York after their wedding on July 23, 1986.'

(Image credit: Anwar Hussein)

Queen Elizabeth and Prince William's sweet connection was evident even then.

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Amy Mackelden

Amy Mackelden is a freelance writer, editor, and disability activist. Her bylines include Harper's BAZAAR, Nicki Swift, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, ELLE, The Independent, Bustle, Healthline, and HelloGiggles. She co-edited The Emma Press Anthology of Illness, and previously spent all of her money on Kylie Cosmetics.