Queen Elizabeth Knights 100-Year-Old Captain Tom Moore After Princess Beatrice's Surprise Wedding

WWII veteran Moore was honored for raising more than $40 million for the U.K.'s National Health Service (NHS) amid the coronavirus lockdown by walking 100 laps in his backyard garden.

The sunny day was made all the more memorable for the Queen, whose granddaughter Princess Beatrice had wed at a nearby chapel earlier that morning.

Earlier this week,  the palace confirmed the event in a simple statement, which read: “On Friday 17th July 2020, Her Majesty The Queen will confer the Honour of Knighthood on Captain Sir Thomas Moore at an Investiture at Windsor Castle. Captain Sir Thomas Moore will be accompanied by members of his family."

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