Chair. Where people sit just to relax. Everyone knows the chair as a symbol of comfort. However, if the symbol of comfort becomes the cause of death, then the matter is unusual! But the story of the death chair seems to outweigh the abnormality.
The most infamous chair in the history of the world is in an inn called Busby Stup Inn in North Yorkshire, England. It is only because of this chair that the place has become known to the people of England as a mysterious place. However, the inn is also closely associated with the cursed history of the chair.
The original incident is quite old. That was in 1702. That year, a criminal named Thomas Busby was sentenced to death. No matter how horrible the offender was, there was still a rule of wanting to know his last wish before the death sentence was carried out.And so Thomas was asked to know his last wish before the execution.
At this time Thomas made a strange whim to the authorities. He went to his bar and sat in his favorite chair and expressed his desire to eat the last meal of his life. As a result, the authorities made arrangements to fulfill Thomas’s last wish. After the meal, Thomas left the chair and stood up. Then he said in the style of speech- ‘I am warning everyone. This is my favorite chair. I will never get a chance to sit in it again. So I say, whoever sits in this chair will die suddenly. ‘
Many people witnessed this incident and no one used the chair for fear. Thomas Busby owned an inn called Busby Stup Inn in North Yorkshire, England. The place is known to people as mysterious. Because here is the cursed chair, called the Chair of Death. Thomas Busby used to drink alcohol while sitting in this chair.This chair was a favorite of Thomas Busby.
One day Daniel Wedding, Busby’s father-in-law, sat in Busby’s chair. In this, Basbi became angry with him and killed him. He was the first to die in this chair. 200 years later, the chair remains in the bar. But no one sat in it. Then World War II began, and one day an aviator came to the bar and sat in a cursed chair. He never returned from the war.
Then a few more soldiers sat in chairs, surprisingly none of them returned alive from the battle. In 1967, two pilots of the British Royal Air Force sat in that chair. As soon as they left the bar after eating, they were involved in a truck accident. And both of them died in that accident. After these incidents, the notoriety of this chair spread around.After all these incidents, the notoriety of this chair spread all around.
The story began to gain popularity. But there was no shortage of people who did not believe in such a curse. In 1970, an architect sat in this chair and tried to disprove the curse.But he died before the curse could be proved wrong. The architect fell into a ditch the afternoon he was sitting in the chair and died.The death list continues to grow.
Not only that, but for so many years, many have claimed to have seen the dead Thomas walk around the bar. The owner of the bar is constantly scared of such incidents. He then decided to leave the chair in the basement. But the man who was carrying the chair went to the basement and sat on the chair to rest. The man died in a car accident that day.
The cursed chair was donated to the local museum in 1972. It is still there. The chair is displayed hanging five feet above the ground, so that no one can sit on it. Not just the chair, but the mystery of Thomas. Many have seen the spirit of Thomas.
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