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The Busby’s stoop chair or the Dead Man’s Chair is an allegedly haunted oak chair that was cursed by the murderer Thomas Busby before his execution byhanging in North Yorkshire, United Kingdom. Busby was arrested, tried and condemned to death after he murdered his father-in-law Daniel Auty in 1702. Since then 63 people, who reportedly sat in the chair, died shortly afterwards The execution’s site was said to be haunted by Busby’s ghost.

In 1972 the chair was ultimately hung from the ceiling of Thirsk Museum to prevent occupancy

The Busby’s stoop chair or the Dead Man’s Chair is an allegedly haunted oak chair that was cursed by the murderer Thomas Busby before his execution byhanging in North Yorkshire, United Kingdom. Busby was arrested, tried and condemned to death after he murdered his father-in-law Daniel Auty in 1702. Since then 63 people, who reportedly sat in the chair, died shortly afterwards The execution’s site was said to be haunted by Busby’s ghost.

In 1972 the chair was ultimately hung from the ceiling of Thirsk Museum to prevent occupancy


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