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