Royal Week in Review – March 24, 2012

The Royal Palace in TongaIt was another big week for royal news, with the death of Tonga's King George Tupou V, an address to Parliament by Queen Elizabeth II, and the first official royal speech of the popular Duchess of Cambridge.

Death of a King
Tonga in mourning as king dies aged 63 (link no longer available)

Elizabeth II Renews Vow of Service
The Queen's Diamond Jubilee address (video)

The Duchess of Cambridge Speaks!
Kate makes first speech as Duchess of Cambridge (video)

Tensions Continue in Kingdom
Bahrain's king pledges to press on with reforms

Royal Baby Photos of the Week
Marie and Joachim present their little princess

For more royal news, photos, and videos, visit the News page. It's updated almost every day.

Photo of the royal palace in Tonga by Tofoa Felix. Photo source: Wikimedia Commons under the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2

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