Prince Harry and Meghan Duchess of Sussex apologise for Instagram 'hiccup'

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, have issued an apology after sharing an inspirational Maya Angelou quote which contained a typo.

The royal couple's Instagram account, @SussexRoyal, made a spelling mistake in a quote from the renowned American poet and civil rights activist.

The original quote should have read: "Each time a woman stands up for herself, without knowing it possibly, without claiming it, she stands up for all women."

However, the original post read: "Each time a women stands up for herself..."

We post inspiring words like these so you can enjoy them, remember them, and share them - all the more reason to ensure they're accurate. We are reposting because of a typo in the previous quote card. Apologies for the hiccup, and many thanks to those of you who flagged it for us! We do hope you'll keep and share these powerful words from Maya Angelou -The Sussex Digital Team ••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Maya Angelou was an American poet, singer, civil rights activist and was hailed as a new kind of memoirist - inspiring people around the world as one of the first African-American women who openly discussed their personal life in order to help others. These words, used in The Duchess' speech on the opening day of the Southern Africa Tour in Nyanga, South Africa, surrounded by the inspiring Mbokobo girls, should always be a reminder that no matter how big or small, your voice has a purpose.

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The royal household's digital team reposted the correct quote after they were made aware of the typo after online followers pointed out the mistake.

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