Also known as
Amanda Marie Ritter
Edith Prior, formerly known as Amanda Marie Ritter, is the ancestor of Beatrice "Tris" Prior's father, Andrew Prior.
Edith was on Tris' dad's side. She was an ancestor who carried on the Prior name. Even though "Edith" is an
Abnegation name, she was actually an Erudite.
Prior Family Edit
Caleb Prior points this out and also notes that many people of the Prior family were also Erudite and even a few Candor. There were seven generations from Edith to Tris, according to Caleb in .
At the end of
, Tris and Insurgent Tobias Eaton find a secret file containing a video of Edith. This video is what Tris has been trying to gain control of in Insurgent.
She says that the
Divergent are needed to fight a war outside the fence, and that they can help people on the outside. Later on they find out this information was only partially correct.
Movie Portrayal Edit
Edith Prior is protrayed by Janet McTeer in
The Divergent Series: Insurgent.