Case File: Chair of Death Location: Thirsk, England Date: 1702 Description: Located near Sandhutton in North Yorkshire, the Busby Stoop Inn is a public house with a tavern that is considered haunted. The activity seems confined to a reputed Chair of Death kept in storage. History: The'Chair of...
In 1702, convicted murderer Thomas Busby was on his way to the gallows in Thirsk when he desired a drink of ale at his favorite pub in his favorite chair as his last request. When he finished, he said "May sudden death come to anyone who dare sit in my chair."
And as the man proclaimed, many have sat in his chair and all have died. Would you dare sit in the chair? Which so many believe in its curse that it its currently being hung from a wall.