The London Mercury was the name of several periodicals published in London from the seventeenth to the twentieth centuries. The earliest was a newspaper that appeared during the Exclusion Bill crisis; it lasted only 56 issues (1682).  (Earlier periodicals had employed similar names: Mercurius Politicus, 1659; The Impartial Protestant Mercury, 1681.) Successor periodicals published as The London Mercury during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
In the twentieth century, The London Mercury was the major monthly literary journal that published from 1919 to 1939. J.C. Squire served as editor from November 1919 to September 1934; Rolfe Arnold Scott-James succeeded Squire as editor from October 1934 to April 1939. The monthly published a wide variety of serious contemporary literature, including poetry by Robert Frost, Robert Graves, Richmond Lattimore, Siegfried Sassoon, Conrad Aiken, Hilaire Belloc, and William Butler Yeats, among many others.
The name London Mercury has also been adopted by an "independent online newspaper." 
- Richmond Lattimore, "Letter to Caesar." London Mercury 31:349-54
- Sir Henry Newbolt, ed., The Mercury Book of Verse, London, Macmillan, 1931.
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