1) A pardoner, an official appointed by the Pope or a bishop to grant indulgences.
In the York Mystery plays they were linked with the scriveners and limners and enrolled in the city’s register of freemen: 1419 Rogerus Whetely, questor
1436 Thomas Gosberkirk, questour. Other references are also to York men: 1470-1 Et de Johanne Kirkeby questour quia utlagatur xxd
1509 William Smyth, questor.