Richard Carpenter (d? 1670) now an Anglican, had been an independent, and three times joined the Roman church, He was the author of "A new play call'd The Pragmatical Jesuit new-leven'd a comedy " (1665?) http://quod.lib.umich.edu/e/eebo/A34526.0001.00... 'A fantastical man that changed his mind with his clothes, and that for his juggles and tricks in matters of religion...was esteemed a theological mountebank.' (Wood, Ath. Oxon.) (L&M note, iii, 162)
Chart showing the number of references in each month of the diary’s entries.