If you're looking for the whole shebang, I suggest looking into some Byzantine practices for transferring property familially. Fascinating stuff, and the late Roman and Byzantine empires seem to be our closest analog to the Numenorian descendants.
Posted on Tuesday, March 29, 2005 - 8:37 am:
Yes - I was also discussing on fan modules with a similar theme.
Thoough i wonder personally if Carolinian France (Pepin, Charlemagne ) actually isnt closer. The division of Arnor smacks to me a bit like the HRE under Charles.
I have in mind another adventure like the Teregond in scope. The basis of the premise is the inheritance rights of a lesser female Dunedan and a groups of stout hearted fair swordsmens fighting for her rights on the Angmirim border.