Carmarthenshire has its early roots in the region formerly known as Ystrad Tywi (Vale of Tywi) and part of the Principality of Deheubarth during the High Middle Ages, with the court at Dinefwr.
Following the Edwardian Conquest of Wales, the region was reorganized by the Statute of Rhuddlan in 1284 into Carmarthenshire.
Carmarthenshire has been spelt in other ways in the past, including:
- Caermardi / Caermardī
- Caermaridunum / Caermaridvnvm
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