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Edith Prior, formerly known as Amanda Marie Ritter, is the ancestor of Tris Prior's father, Andrew Prior.

History[]

Edith was on Tris' dad's side. She was an ancestor of Andrew Prior and the first on the Prior name.

Prior Family[]

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 Allegiant.

Insurgent[]

At the end of Insurgent, Tris and 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.

Divergence[]

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[]

Edith Prior is portrayed by Janet McTeer in The Divergent Series: Insurgent.

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