ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. Richard Carleton

(1558 ca.-1638)


Richard Carleton (or Charlton) entered as a pensioner at Clare College Cambridge in 1574 (B.A. 1577) where he was a contemporary of Sir John Harington, translator of Ariosto (Harington included poems from "Charleton his booke" in the Arundel Manuscript). Carleton was employed at Norwich Cathedral and was Rector of Bawsey and Glosthorpe, Norfolk (1612-38).



TEXT RECORDS:

1601[Madrigal Settings of the Faerie Queene.]

PUBLICATIONS:

Madrigals. 1601.
Poems in The Arundel Harington Manuscript, ed. Ruth Hughey. 2 vols, 1960.