Saoirse Ronan battles Margo Robbie in Mary Queen of Scots trailer
The Irish actor (24) plays Mary Stuart, who is attempting to usurp her cousin Elizabeth I
The trailer details the initial friendship between the two women, which developed into a deadly rivalry for the throne.
It also shows Mary pleading with Elizabeth: “Do not play into their hands, our hatred is precisely what they hoped for.
“I know your heart has more within it than the men who counsel you.”
When Elizabeth warns her to watch her tongue, Mary retorts: “I will not be scolded by my inferior.
“Should you murder me remember you murder your sister and you murder your queen.”
It will be released in UK cinemas on January 18th.–PA